111 Most Useful Websites on the Internet (2024)


ByNavanshu Agarwal

With the sheer myriad of websites available on it, the internet can often prove to be a pretty overwhelming place. As such it becomes really difficult to single out the useful websites from the needless ones. So today we bring to you a list of some of the most interesting and useful websites on the internet, which will definitely grab your eyeballs.

What if we tell you that it is possible to copy the text from a comic or a meme without having to manually transcribe it or discover outfits similar to the one worn by your favorite actor in a TV show or perhaps even send emails after you were dead! This would definitely draw your attention, wouldn’t it?

Well, over time the internet has come to boast of websites that are just as fascinating. But amongst the big names such as Facebook, Wikipedia or YouTube, even some really cool websites don’t get the attention they deserve.

But fret not, because we are going to share with you a list of some of the most useful websites available on the internet. Whether you are looking for helpful web tools, learning a new skill, reading some interesting articles or simply relaxing, this assorted collection of some downright amazing and useful websites shall satisfy all your needs. So without any further ado, let’s get down to it:

111 Most Useful Websites on the Internet

  1. About.me:A platform to easily create your very own free web page and highlight your talents
  2. Adblock Plus: Pissed with all those inappropriate & unnecessary popups, ads or banners? Use Adblock to block them and surf the web hassle-free
  3. Alexa:Get access to some of the best tools from the SEO perspective and rank websites according to their traffic
  4. Allrecipes:Discover scrumptious recipes, cuisine, how-to’s, reviews and much more on this social network for cooking enthusiasts
  5. alternativeTo:One of the most useful websites on our list, alternativeTo comes in handy when you wish to find out alternatives to the software and apps that you already know of
  6. Asana:A powerful task and project management solution for teams to track their work and collaborate efficiently. While you are at it, you might also want to check out another great project management application- Trello
  7. BoredButton:Feeling bored? Just press the bored button and prepare to be amazed
  8. BuiltWith:A great tool for web developers and designers, BuiltWith helps users to find the web technology used to build a site
  9. Calm:Cool down, relax, breathe and usher in clarity, joy, and peace to your daily life with the mindfulness meditation techniques available at Calm
  10. Canva:Create beautiful designs for Web or print blog graphics, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and much more
  11. Cheatography:Build your very own cheat sheet or share one from this huge repository of cheatsheets known as Cheatography
  12. ClipConverter.cc:Free online media recorder application which allows you to record and convert nearly any audio or video URL ( YouTube, VeOh) to common formats
  13. CopyPasteCharacter:Spice up your documents, emails or tweets by copy-pasting special characters from here that do not appear on your keyboard
  14. Corrupt-a-File:Wish to evade a deadline yet pretend as though all your work was complete? Use this free online service to corrupt a file on purpose and let the computer take all the blame
  15. Couchsurfing:Global hospitality community which provides a platform for members to homestay, host travelers, meet others and for making travel a truly social experience
  16. CV Maker:Helpful website to create professional resumes, CV, and bio-data online for free. Simply fill in your details and generate beautiful PDF and HTML resumes
  17. Dead Man’s Switch:Is there something that you would wish to tell the people around you, in case something bad were to happen to you? Well Dead Man’s Switch is just the tool you need to send messages long after you are dead
  18. DeviantArt:World’s largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art.
  19. Difference Between:An online knowledge base of articles discussing the differences between similar terms and things
  20. DistroWatch: Website dedicated to talking about, reviewing and keeping up to date with open source operating systems. Must visit website for Linux enthusiasts
  21. Documentary Heaven:A really interesting website boasting of a comprehensive collection of documentaries that you can watch for free
  22. Down For Everyone Or Just Me:As the name pretty much suggests, this website comes in handy when you wish to find out if a website is inaccessible for everyone or just you
  23. Draw.io:Free online diagram software for making flowcharts, process diagrams, UML, ER and network diagrams.
  24. DuckDuckGo:A search engine that doesn’t track you or store any personal information
  25. Duolingo:Looking to learn a new language in a free and fun-filled way? Duolingo isone useful website in that case
  26. Evernote:Most highly rated and indispensable tool for note taking, organizing and archiving
  27. Feedly:Versatile RSS Reader for organizing, reading and sharing all the information from your favorite sites and blog at one place
  28. file.io:A snapchat for files
  29. Fiverr:Freelance marketplace where you can hire people to perform tasks or services for as little as $5
  30. FutureMe.org:Write a letter to your future self
  31. GetNotify:Free email tracking service which allows you to determine if your sent mail has been opened and read
  32. GIPHY:Online database and search engine designed especially for GIFs and animated stickers.
  33. Glassdoor:Jobs & recruiting site with millions of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview questions and much more
  34. Goo.gl:URL shortener provided by Google. Bitly is another one of the popular useful websites for URL Shortening and Link Management.
  35. Goodreads:Find and share the books you love here on the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations
  36. Google Fonts:An extensive catalog of open source designer web fonts.
  37. Google Translate:Free service to instantly translate words, phrases and web pages between English and over 100 other languages
  38. Google Trends:Discover the latest search trends, data and visualizations from Google
  39. Grammarly:Writing enhancement and plagiarism detection platform to check your spelling and grammar
  40. Hide My Ass!:VPN service to ensure total online privacy and streaming freedom
  41. Homestyler:Take the guesswork out of interior decoration and design your home in 3D with this amazing website
  42. Honey:Automatically search for the best coupon codes and apply them while shopping online
  43. HowStuffWorks:One of the most amazing websites explaining how everything works along with videos and illustrations. Useful especially for kids of all ages
  44. HowToPronounce:Unsure of how to pronounce a particular word? Visit HowToPronounce to learn the correct way to speak the word
  45. IMDb:Online database of information related to films, tv programs and video games, including cast, production crew, fictional characters, biographies, plot summaries, trivia and reviews
  46. Imgur:The best place to share and enjoy the most awesome images on the internet
  47. Instructables:Learn how to make almost anything provided with easy to follow step-by-step instructions, online classes and a vibrant maker community
  48. Khan Academy:Get access to free online courses with short instructional videos and practice exercises curated by experts. We would also recommend you to check out CodeAcademy, Coursera, and Udemy for even more courses
  49. Kuler:Cool website for creating color schemes and browsing color combinations
  50. Listly:The simplest way to create, curate and publish lists in a matter of minutes
  51. Lynda:The most useful website for access to high-quality video tutorials based on a multitude of fields such as business, software, technology and creative skills
  52. Mailstrom:Tired of a cluttered inbox? Use Mailstrom to clean and manage your inbox. Works with Gmail, Google Apps Email, Outlook, Apple, AOL, Exchange IMAP and any other email service that supports IMAP
  53. Marker.to: Yellow Highlighter Pen for web pages
  54. Mathway:Use Mathway to solve mathematical problems ranging from basic algebra to complex calculus. Useful website for students
  55. Meetup:Online social networking portal for facilitating offline group meetings of people sharing common interests such as books, dance, health, photography and countless others
  56. MeFancy:Helpful website having Web-based text HTML tools for easily manipulating your text and HTML files
  57. MIT App Inventor:Develop fully functional Android apps for smartphones and tablets. Great website for newcomers to computer programming
  58. Netflix:Watch or stream some of the coolest movies & TV shows online on Netflix
  59. Ninite:Really cool website that automatically installs and updates popular programs on your Windows PC all at once
  60. No More Ransom:Protect yourself from ransomware with the free & effective decryption tools present on this web platform backed by giants such as Kaspersky, Intel Security, Europol and many others
  61. Office Online:Collaborate for free with the online versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote
  62. OldVersion: Find older versions of software. Helpful for downgrading software when its new version is not compatible with your computer
  63. OneSignal:Free notification service for your app and website. Useful website for website owners. Another alternative that you might want to go for is Pushbullet
  64. Pastebin:Paste snippets of text online for a set period of time. Great tool for coders to share snippets of source code or log files
  65. PayScale:Find out what salary you should be paying your employees or your personal worth with PayScale
  66. Pexels Videos:Find free stock footage for your website, promo video or anything else
  67. Pixlr:Free Powerful online photo editor similar to Photoshop with access to a huge amount of creative effects, overlays and borders
  68. Plunker: Online community for creating, collaborating on and sharing your web development ideas
  69. Pocket:Quickly save, discover and recommend the best, most interesting stories on the Web all in one place via Pocket
  70. Prezi:Use Prezi to make the most dynamic and engaging presentations ever
  71. Print Friendly:Make a Printer-friendly & PDF version of any webpage
  72. Printable Paper:A collection of printable papers that come in really handy
  73. Privnote:Share a confidential note via a web link that will self-destruct after it is read by your intended recipient
  74. Product Chart:Discover the perfect product for yourself with this website’s innovative & interactive product comparison charts
  75. Project Naptha:Highlight, Copy, Edit and Translate text from within images themselves. Must visit website!
  76. Public Domain Torrents:Who said torrents are always supposed to be illegal? Use Public Domain Torrents to access thousand of class and B-movie downloads via BitTorrrent
  77. Quora:Great platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers
  78. Rainy Mood:Relish the experience of rain while sleeping, studying or relaxing via this really cool website. Checkout Coffitivity as well.
  79. Random.org:Generate true random numbers. Useful for holding drawings, lotteries, scientific applications and lots more
  80. Reddit:Fondly called the front page of the internet, Reddit is the most powerful social news aggregation, web content rating and discussion website
  81. RunPee:Need to use the restroom while watching a movie without missing out on major plot points? Use Runpee to find out when to go and what happened while you were away
  82. Safe Web:Visit this website to find out if a website that you are interested in is safe to visit or not
  83. Scribble Maps:Easily create & share your own custom maps for sharing with your friends or embedding on websites
  84. Share By Link:Free file sharing tool with unlimited upload and download limit
  85. Shodan:Search Engine for Internet-connected devices such as web cams, routers, servers etc.
  86. Similarsites: Find useful websites that are similar, related or alternatives to the one that you are currently browsing
  87. Slideshare:Youtube for Slideshows. Upload, share and discover presentations on your favorite topics on this website
  88. Smallpdf:Platform for converting and editing pdf files with solutions to a host of other PDF problems as well
  89. Speedtest.net:Test the speed, quality and performance of your Internet Connection with this interactive broadband speed test
  90. Squirt.io:Interesting tool that enables you to read web pages more than 200% faster than your normal best reading speed
  91. Stack Exchange: Network of useful websites for questions and answers on varied fields, with each site covering a specific topic.
  92. StumbleUpon: Bored as hell? Use StumbleUpon to discover new and cool websites, photos and videos across the Web.
  93. System Requirements Lab:Find out if your computer can run a game or not and whether it meets or exceeds the system requirements
  94. Tall Tweets:Write tweets longer than 140 characters
  95. TeamViewer:Connect to remote desktops, provide remote support and collaborate with online meeting and video conferencing. You will find Join.me to be yet another tool which is pretty efficient when it comes to collaboration
  96. TED:Watch and get inspired by influential videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech and creativity with subtitles in over a 100 languages
  97. The Oatmeal:Some of the finest comics that you would probably find on the internet
  98. The Thoughts Room:Unload the thoughts in your head and vent out your joy, anger, frustration or fears without anyone seeing or judging
  99. Tumblr: Microblogging website that let’s you share anything from stories, photos, jokes, fashion, art to deep stuff
  100. Tunefind:Can’t seem to recall that beautiful tune that you heard in your favorite TV show or movie? Use Tunefind to find out
  101. TypeRacer:Improve your typing speed by racing against others
  102. unfurlr:Unmask the original URL hiding behind a short link
  103. Urban Dictionary:An online dictionary of slang words and phrases
  104. Useful Interweb:A website which helps you discover other useful websites
  105. Viralnews:Discover the latest trends and technology news from all over the Internet
  106. Wayback Machine:Determine how a web page looked at different points in the past or archive your own web page
  107. What’s My IP Address:Lookup the public IP address of your computer or router assigned by your ISP
  108. WhatTheFont:Ever seen a font that you liked very much but failed to recognise? Well, just upload an image of it to WhatTheFont and bid adieu to this problem
  109. Wolfram Alpha:Online service for finding answers to all your factual queries and doubts
  110. WornOnTV.net:Definitely one of the coolest website on this list. WornOnTV lets you find outfits and accessories similar to the ones worn by your favorite movie and TV stars
  111. 9GAG: Relax, have a laugh with 9gag’s awesome collection of the funniest pics, gifs, memes and wtf photos on the internet

Even though these sites did not make it to our list of most useful websites, but we found them cool enough to deserve a mention in this article:

  • Curiosity: Explore some of the most fascinating infographics, articles and videos on a multitude of topics
  • FollowUpThen:Great tool for clearing up your inbox and setting up email reminders
  • Free Rice:Donate rice to the World Food Program while simultaneously improving your knowledge
  • IFTTT:Great way to connect all your online accounts through a chain of conditional statements known as applets
  • Incredibox:Cool musical website that lets you create a mix by running a band of beatboxers
  • Jotti:Free service that lets you scan suspicious files with several anti-virus programs
  • ManualsLib:Free library of product manuals ranging across various categories
  • Minutes.io:Quickly and efficiently take notes during a meeting
  • Pixabay:Find free high quality stock photos, illustrations and vector graphics
  • Sleeping in Airports:Discover the best and worst airports over the world through useful reviews and tips

So that was the list of the 111 most useful websites on the internet. We hope that you found some of these websites interesting and useful enough to bookmark them.

Don’t forget to share any other website which you feel should have made it to our list in the comments below.If we find it useful enough, we will make sure to include that in our list

Also Read: 29 Interesting Facts About The Internet You Really Need To Know

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111 Most Useful Websites on the Internet (2024)


What are the most useful websites? ›

earth.google.com – explore beautiful cities, landmarks and orbit the world in 3D from the comfort of your browser. unsplash.com – the best place to download images absolutely free. videos.pexels.com — an online library of free HD videos you can use everywhere. Also see videvo.net.

What is the website answer? ›

A website is a collection of files accessed through a web address, covering a particular theme or subject, and managed by a particular person or organization. Its opening page is called a home page.

Which website do you visit the most and why? ›


Google is easily the most visited website globally, for a good reason. It is the most utilized search engine in the world. It's so popular that searching, whether a user uses Google or not, is now called “googling.”

What is the oldest website? ›

The first website at CERN – and in the world – was dedicated to the World Wide Web project itself and was hosted on Berners-Lee's NeXT computer. In 2013, CERN launched a project to restore this first ever website: info.cern.ch. On 30 April 1993, CERN put the World Wide Web software in the public domain.

What is the best website better than Google? ›

Bing is one of the top unblocked search engine and the best Google alternative. According to Similarweb, Bing is one of the most visited american search engine. It is owned and operated by Microsoft.

What sites are the most reliable? ›

Websites with these domains (the URL ending) generally have reliable information:
  • org (a registered organisation)
  • edu (an educational institution)
  • gov (a government agency)
  • gov.au (an Australian government agency)
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What is the best site for answers? ›

  • Answers.com. User-powered question and answer platform. ...
  • Ask a Librarian. Online reference desk service from the Library of Congress. ...
  • Brainly. Post questions to a community of millions of students and teachers. ...
  • Chegg Study. ...
  • Dummies. ...
  • eHow. ...
  • PolitiFact. ...
  • Quora.

What is website 5? ›

Web 5.0 combines the best of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 while taking semantic Web to the next level and supporting global media connection. It is being developed by the financial company of ex-Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, and aims to provide complete decentralization and control of user data.

What are the 3 questions every website should answer? ›

You need to clearly state who you are, what you do, and what your product is.

Why are some websites blocked on my phone? ›

Websites get blocked when they detect an IP address that isn't supposed to access the restricted content. Your IP address identifies your device on the internet and reveals your physical location. That's what lets websites find your IP and block (or allow) your device.

What is your favorite website? ›

1. www.google.com - I love Google because it is the most popular search engine and it has a ton of features that I use on a daily basis. 2. www.facebook.com - Facebook is my favorite social networking site because it keeps me connected with my friends and family members who live all over the world.

What is the most useful website for students? ›

20 Most Useful Websites for College Students
  • 1.) Google Scholar. Website: scholar.google.com. 2.) Google Books. Website: books.google.com.
  • 3.) Internet Public Library. Website: ipl.org. 4.) Library of Congress. ...
  • 5.) Worldcat. Website: worldcat.org. 6.) Research Gate. ...
  • 8.) Mendeley. Website: mendeley.com. 9.) Overdrive / Libby.
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What the best website should have? ›

Here are the top 10 things every website needs:
  • An easy-to-update CMS. One of the first problems people run into is that it's difficult to update their website. ...
  • Responsive design. ...
  • Helpful navigation. ...
  • Strong brand identity. ...
  • High-quality content. ...
  • A blog. ...
  • Clear calls-to-action. ...
  • Contact information.

How do I find good websites? ›

Check the domain name

Look at the three letters at the end of the site's domain name, such as “edu” (educational), “gov” (government), “org” (nonprofit), and “com” (commercial). Generally, . edu and . gov websites are credible, but beware of sites that use these suffixes in an attempt to mislead.

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