From Lunarpages Web Hosting Wiki
We have collected the best free or open source programs for you to use with your Lunarpages web hosting account. We have searched far and wide and have come up with this list of selections for you to try.
FileZilla - One of if not the most popular open source FTP client out there today. Highly suggested solution for your file transferring needs.
CoreFTP - Another awesome free and paid FTP program that features site file transfers, auto try failed transfers, one click transfers, keep alive functionality and more.
Nvu - It is the open source version of the web site editor that used to come with Netscape. It has been improved upon though by the open source community and has become on of the better free site editors out there.
Alleycode - Alleycode is like a mash up of your traditional text and WYSIWYG editors. Well worth checking into if you need the quickness of WYSIWYG but the advanced feeling of a text editor.
KompoZer - If you like the look and feel of Nvu but you are looking for a few more bells and whistles then please check out KompoZer. They refer to themselves as Nvu’s unofficial bug-fix release for a reason you know. Great WYSIWYG editor!
Trellian WebPage - This freeware download features an intuitive interface, importing, color highlighted HTML editor, meta tag editor, drag and drop editing, a built in spell checker and more.
Amaya - A web editor with style, Amaya is a tool that focuses on creating documents for the Web. With integrated preview and editing tools it is a tool that can not be overlooked.
PSPad - If you work with your web page code as plain text, but you would like an editor that delivers more than your standard notepad does, PSPad deserves your attention.
NoteTab Light - This freeware feature support for multiple document editing at once, capable of editing huge files, text drag and drop editing, auto-correct and tons more.
Notepad++ - An excellent replacement for Notepad and will help you with your HTML coding issues. It supports WYSIWYG editing, syntax highlighting, and more.
Quanta Plus - Linux only application that gives you a solid HTML editor designed around your needs and not the needs of the common desktop application.
HAPedit - PHP, HTML and ASP editor that is free to use for any and all. Has a tabbed interface and all of your basic coding tools.
Image Galleries & Tools
Web Album Generator - This freeware program takes a series of photos or images you have, allows you to fill in a few titles and descriptions and then export that work to something you can upload to your Lunarpages web hosting account.
Porta - The best lightweight, free, and fast gallery creation tool you will find. Plug in your images and this program will do the rest of the work for you.
Paint.NET - The king of kings when it comes to freeware image editing programs. The best open source photo tool on the planet.
Web Picture Creator - This gallery tool will help you plugin a list of photos or images and output a gallery to upload to your own web hosting space.
Misc Free Tools
Windows Live Writer - By far the best blog updater and management tool you have ever laid your eyes on. Perfect free download for any blogger.
Free CSS Toolbox - This free software solution will help you with any of your stylesheet editing, formating and validating to perfection.
Gsitemap - Need to create a Google friendly XML sitemap? Gsitemap is the perfect freeware app to get this done with little to no mess at all.
Cascade DTP - A freeware web design software suit that focuses mostly on creating useful and powerful CSS driven web sites.
CSS Tab Designer - Need a CSS powered tabbed navigation for your site? Style up your lists and get this free download to help.
Web Developer Toolbar - This Firefox/Chrome addon will give you all the web developer tools you have ever wanted or needed.
Xenu Link Sleuth - This free download will check your web site links and tell you if they are working or not. Must have download for big web sites!
Online Tools and Services
FeedBurner - A great tool to push your RSS feeds through to get tracking information, site stats and most of all subscription numbers to your blog or podcast.
Google Analytics - One of the best free stats packages out there today. Based on Urchin Web Analytics.
Google Webmaster Tools - Google’s tools and service round up to help you watch, track and monitor your web site’s relationship with the Google search engine.
Yahoo Site Explorer - A place to submit your XML sitemap to Yahoo, so that you can make sure they are crawling your content too.
AddThis - Provides a neat tool to allow people to bookmark your web site links on digg, del.icio.us, Google, and more.
ShareThis - An alternative to AddThis, ShareThis also allows your viewers to share your link on a number of different social sharing web sites.
Poll Daddy - Both free and paid for solution for a 3rd party polling and survey system to get your viewer’s opinions and votes for any question you would like.
Crazy Egg - Heat map based monitoring to check where your visitors are clicking on your front page. Find out what part of your page is getting the most clicks.
Pupu Player - It might have an odd name, but it is a mighty nice flash mp3 player for your web site. Perfect for podcasts!
XSPF Web Music Player - Another awesome flash audio player. Both small flash players for your mp3s or a full player too.
Google Co-op - Use the power of Google to add search for your own web site. Embeddable options too to make your search results match your web site better too.
SpringWidgets - Need a widget to help promote your web site? If you have an RSS feed all you need to do is plug it into SpringWidgets and you’ll get a neat mini reader to share your site with.
Ustream.tv - Want to become a Web star? You can use Ustream.tv to stream video from your home right to the Internet. Then all you need to do is grab the embed code and you can put your show on your web site without worrying about overusing your web site resources.