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We are pretty bored with the current limits of the HTML-CSS and it is clear that the HTML5-CSS3 is the cure to let the creativity flow.

And, browser compatibility is no more a big issue as there are various resources like Modernizr, ExplorerCanvas or IE7.js that empower incompatible browsers.

If you didn't already, it is a good idea to warm your hands on HTML5 and CSS3 as they offer so much.

Here are 10+ free HTML5-CSS3 website templates to help you get inspired and started:

HTML5 Starter Pack

HTML5 Starter Pack

HTML5 Starter Kit is an impressive template that doesn't force you to build a specific type of website but shape it how you want.

This free HTML5 template is cross-browser (including IE6), tablet/netbook ready, can instantly use Cufón and includes some structural/re-usable classes.

And, it includes the layout as a .PSD file.

Gotta’ love HTML5 & CSS3

HTML5-CSS3 Image Gallery Template

An image gallery layout with HTML5-CSS3 which includes:

  • animated transitions, like a hover animated description for the images, using only CSS
  • a tabbed interface for different galleries using CSS3’s :target element

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For a designer, developer, photographer or anyone/any business creative, the website of their own is the best place to showcase their skills and services.

You may be "about to design your new portfolio website" and thinking whether you should start from scratch or get inspired from/use a template.

And, not sure to use a CMS or maybe considering to start designing it in Photoshop?

No worries. Here is a collection of 20+ free portfolio templates, WordPress themes and PSDs to help you get started or inspired for a beautiful website.


XHTML/CSS Portfolio Templates

WaterColored Web Portfolio (With PSD) (demo)

WaterColored XHTML Portfolio Template

This XHTML portfolio template is the result of a series of 2 tutorials which also includes the PSD of the design.

It has an image slider that is built with jQuery to display the featured works and a sidebar to display any other updates (from the blog, Twitter, etc.).

Seven Seas (demo)

Seven Seas Portfolio Template

A single page portfolio template with a unique design that has a slider and tooltips integrated.

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This week was a surprise Magento week at WebResourcesDepot for getting you closer to this awesome open source e-commerce application.

2 posts are published to guide you on installing & customizing your e-store:

And here is the 3rd (last) one which will help you a lot in beautifying your shop with 20+ free Magento themes:

Foot Printsdemo

Foot Prints Magento Theme

Magento Classicdemo

Classic Magento Theme


Magento Modern Theme

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OurTuts is presenting a good looking & free "coming soon" template with few built-in tricks.

It informs users with a count-down display (uses jQuery countdown) about when the website will be launched.

Free Coming Soon Template

The template has a slider in the bottom to display any other information (social network links & a newsletter entry is used by default).

It is built with valid XHTML/CSS, works in all major browsers & comes with the .PSD source file for future editing.

sendcube is presenting 10 free e-mail templates that can be used in the newsletters we send.

All of them are styled with inline-CSS & tested to work in major e-mail clients like Outlook 2000+, Lotus Notes, Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo & more.

Free E-mail Templates

The templates (most of them) come in 3 versions: left-column, right-column or one-column to better suit your needs.

It is possible to preview them & download only the ones you prefer or in bulk. is a website providing 100+ free CSS templates that you can download, modify and use on your websites (both free & commercial) with no restrictions.

All templates are XHTML/CSS compliant & will work flawless on all major browsers.

Here are some examples from

To see more, check these free CSS templates., one of the most popular flash templates provider with a rich collection of premium website templates for all tastes, is giving away free credits to 3 WebResourcesDepot readers:

  • $100 credit to one reader
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Credits can be spent on any FlashMint products which varies from high quality Flash IntrosFlash CMS Templates, premium WordPress Themes to Joomla Layouts & superior osCommerce / Swish Templates.

Details of winning the free credits can be found at  the bottom of the post.

FlashMint Flash Templates

Apart from the exclusive web designs, FlashMint provides Flash components (from XML slideshows to editable e-mail contact forms) for improving your website’s functionality and enhancing its presentation.

And, for any questions you may have before or after purchasing any FlashMint products, they offer a friendly & helpful customer support.

How to win the free credits?

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Winners will be selected randomly from tweeters & announced 1 week later (10 June 2009) at WRD.

P.S. Credits can not be replaced with cash & it is possible to buy items with a higher price than the credit earned by simply paying the difference.

Well, mostly disliked by everyone, even the employers, resumes are parts of the business world & in most cases required when applying for a job.

And, they can also be helpful when you’re not searching for a job but willing to present your experience.

For web designers & developers, probably, the best method of having a CV is having it online as employers will be from the online world as well.

Free HTML Resume Template

SampleResumeTemplate is a free HTML resume template which provides a clean presentation with various list types (both vertical & horizontal) that makes it easier to use & improve (built with YUI Grids Framework).

You may also want to check 5 free HTML resume templates from Terril Dent or this one from Alex King.

Sendn is presenting 10+ well-designed free newsletter templates which you can find handy for using them in your own web apps, e-mail marketing processes..

Several different types of templates exist like 1/2 columns or with/without menus.

Free Newsletter Templates

Templates come with .zip files with the image & HTML files.

They are free to be used in both personal & commercial projects.

JPolite is a lightweight portal framework, built with jQuery, for creating Netvibes-like interfaces.

It is a powerful base for creating complex / customizable websites quickly.


JPolite seperates content, appearance and behavior. And, it makes turning a content module into tabbed or accordion presentations very easy.

Some examples of the ease it provides:

  • A form with class="ajaxform1 will automatically turned into an Ajaxed form.
  • Any link with class="thickbox" will be displayed in Thickbox & more.

To check this interesting project, click here.

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