20+ Top Social News and Bookmark Sites for Designers and Developers

December 21, 2009 · 45 comments

by Lars

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Knowing what is going on, the trends, the breaking news etc. is important in most industries but for designers and web developers it is key for professional survival. Everything is happening at light speed and getting behind not knowing what is hot, what makes you save precious time and impress clients may be your destiny if you don’t spend a few minutes every day keeping track of what is happening. This posts gives you a list of social news and bookmarking sites that one way or the other is relevant for designers and developers. Check them out and see if you can find a few favourites. Remember to contribute yourself as – getting access other peoples opinion is what makes these sites valuable.


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reddit.com/r/design

Reddit is a source for what’s new and popular on the web, and one of the most popular.
Users like you provide all of the content and decide, through voting, what’s good and what’s junk. The design or programming categories are worth following

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delicious

Delicious is one of my favourite social news sites. The popular list is updated often and will provide the news you’re looking for. If you need to filter the list you just apply a tag fx. jquery. This will give all the most popular links tagged by others with jquery.

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zaBox

zaBox is a design related social bookmarking website, focused on offering its users design news, tutorials and resources in a spam-free environment.

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Designmoo

Designmoo is a social news site for designers and developers. Users can also submit links and tag your submissions with key words. You are able to sign in using OpenID.

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DesignFloat

DesignFloat is a site where members can submit design-related links. DesignFloat is a great way to find good design-related news and articles.
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thewebblend

The Web Blend is a community for designers, developers and tech junkies that keeps you current with a summary of the latest in web related news and trends.

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Dzone

Dzone is a community site for web developers and designers. You can submit links and other members can vote on them to determine what links are promoted to the site’s front page. Here, you can find the most recent and most notable news, tutorials, and blog posts on the subject of web development and design.

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Design Bump

Design Bump has just been redesigned and is one of the best places to go to for design-related news. With a super simple interface and copious topics to submit news to (you can, by the way, subscribe to each category via RSS feeds), Design Bump provides web designers and developers with plenty of useful web resources.
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Pixel Groovy

Pixel Groovy is a user-controlled tutorial archive where members decide which tutorials to promote to the front page. It’s an awesome site for finding design and development tutorials that’s been reviewed by your fellow designers and developers.
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Digg/Design

Digg has a Design section where you can find the latest and greatest news, tutorials, and information on the topic of design.

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Developersniche

Developersniche is a social bookmarking site mainly for web developers and designers. Users can, much like most of the sites featured here, vote or bury link submissions.

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design:related

design:related is a community site that aims to bring designers together by giving them an outlet where they can share their interests with each other.
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WPscoop

WPscoop is a social media/bookmarking site that is focused on news and information about WordPress. If you use or develop a WordPress-powered site, you’ll want to check out WPscoop.

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Graphic Design Links

Graphic Design Links is a social news site for graphic design related resources. Users can submit, vote on, and bury submissions, which allows them to dictate what gets promoted to the site’s front page.

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Hacker News

Hacker News is a social link-sharing site that’s geared towards developers, web designers, and IT professionals.

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webmaster clip

Webmaster clip is a social link-sharing site that’s focussed on web design and programming.

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favSHARE.net.

The purpose is to gather the best articles around the web, mostly related to web/graphics/blogging. All the articles are hand-picked by favSHARE to ensure the quality.

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tweako

Even though tweako is not only for web designers, tweako is a user-powered website that features guides, tutorials, and other types of resources in the subject of technology, computing, and the web; you’ll find plenty of web design and web development links at tweako.

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joyoge

Social bookmarking site for designers mainly.

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faqpal

Faqpal is a social link-sharing site that’s focussed on tutorials for design, programming etc.

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undrln

undrln is a simple site focused on what’s happening in the advertising, marketing and design industry

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Design Bump

With a new site redesign, Design Bump is set on becoming one of the top places to go to for design-related news. With a super simple interface and copious topics to submit news to (you can, by the way, subscribe to each category via RSS feeds), Design Bump provides web designers and developers with plenty of useful web resources.
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Everything is very open with a very clear description of the challenges.
It was really informative. Your website is extremely helpful.
Many thanks for sharing!

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Celana Chino June 19, 2013 at 2:31 am

thank for sharing informasi

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amit March 19, 2013 at 10:02 pm

really nice artical this is helpful for me a lot thx for sharing…………

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Lavon December 8, 2012 at 10:14 pm

I have read so many articles or reviews concerning the blogger lovers but this article is really a fastidious post, keep it up.

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website developer delhi December 6, 2012 at 11:49 am

@Rohit
Proud to got the list in a singular page.

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Orange County Personal Injury Attorneys November 8, 2012 at 11:26 pm

This is a really good list. Thank you for publishing it.

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San Bernardino Injury lawyer December 5, 2011 at 5:23 pm

I really needed these sites. Thanks so much for the top 20!

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Hawaii Lawyers November 18, 2011 at 3:40 pm

It is very helpful.. Thanks for your post

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braininjuryhawaii September 19, 2011 at 3:44 pm

Thanks for sharing your post……

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Michael Wolfinger October 31, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Thanks for this great resource

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Louis Gubitosi July 27, 2010 at 9:01 pm

thanks for adding The Web Blend!

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wasim July 13, 2010 at 11:01 am

i have found one more new in India,,its a business & personal social networking. You may submit URL & post ads. http://www.onmybloq.com

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Accident Lawyer June 13, 2010 at 8:54 am

Great list! thanks for putting this together. I hadn’t heard of some of them.

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yadi June 7, 2010 at 9:48 am

great list! add also http://nestdev.com . social bookmark sharing using wordpress for mobile,web developer and designer

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Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer May 28, 2010 at 1:13 am

I have learned a lot about some great new sites! Thanks for the info, I especially liked the grafic design site.

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San Francisco attorney May 14, 2010 at 1:14 am

These sites were very imformative. I got a ton of great information. Thanks.

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Seattle Criminal Lawyer April 29, 2010 at 9:21 am

This post was mentioned on Twitter by tripwiremag: 20+ Top Social News and Bookmark Sites for Designers and Developers:

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joyoge bookmark January 30, 2010 at 3:54 am

nice list, thanks for include joyoge..

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social bookmarking websites January 18, 2010 at 12:02 pm

I am worry about design of my blog but you make me feel relax because you provide me such fastidious information, which completely useful for me. I want to submit by blog to the social bookmark to promote my site.

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tripwiremag January 18, 2010 at 6:34 pm

@thanks, great that you find my blog useful!

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Cypher Box January 13, 2010 at 12:15 pm

Developers and designers can also try http://www.cypherbox.net

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Injury Lawyer January 7, 2010 at 3:52 am

Digg lost a lot of my love after they took away the dofollow feature. I want my vote to count. What good is bookmarking if the bookmark can even rank in the SERPS?

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rashida December 28, 2009 at 8:13 am

Wow ! Really very nice sites provided.Nice info.

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Jesse Kaye December 28, 2009 at 2:46 am

I used many of these on my site http://HomeTryst.com and have found them to be very useful for trackbacks.

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Website Design Sydney December 23, 2009 at 7:55 am

I did not know about this full list of top ranked social media sites. … Free and Useful Online Resources for Designers and Developers

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Tonic Micheal December 21, 2009 at 10:08 pm

its great stuff for designers..thanks will add in my fav

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Happy New Year

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Jesse December 21, 2009 at 5:50 pm

Great list! Thanks.

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Jesse December 21, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Great list. New general social news site at:

http://ampmyvoice.com/

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Dzinepress December 21, 2009 at 8:19 am

really productive resources but “Pixel Groovy” not working properly at my side even i cannot post there my design news as well, they set some conditions can someone explain about that….thank for rest resources.

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Smashing Share December 21, 2009 at 6:50 am

Thanks. Came to know some new sites

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