Mega Collection Of Cheatsheets for Designers & Developers

Cheatsheets and various quick reference guides are available for almost any type of software and language these days. Unfortunately they’re not always easy to find when you actually need them. This is why I decided to take some time to gather up as many as possible and share them with you here!

Hopefully this can be a timesaver for you, along with teaching you a new trick or two. The resources have been divided into various categories to make them easier to find. Below are more than 100 cheat sheets and reference cards for the following topics:

CSS

CSS3 Cheat Sheet ↓

CSS3 Cheat Sheet

CSS2 Visual Cheat Sheet ↓

CSS2 Visual Cheat Sheet

CSS Cheat Sheet (V2) ↓

CSS Cheat Sheet

Css Property Index ↓

Css Property Index

BluePrint CSS ↓

CSS BluePrint

HTML

HTML 5 Cheat Sheet ↓

HTML 5 Cheat Sheet

HTML5 Canvas Cheat Sheet ↓

HTML5 Canvas Cheat Sheet

HTML5 Glossary ↓

HTML5 Glossary

HTML Character Entities Cheat Sheet ↓

HTML Character Entities Cheat Sheet

Color Codes Matching Chart HTML (Convert CMYK, RGB Hex) ↓

Color Codes Matching Chart HTML

Javascript

JavaScript Cheat Sheet ↓

JavaScript Cheat Sheet

Javascript DOM ↓

Javascript DOM

JavaScript Reference Card ↓

JavaScript Reference Card

jQuery 1.4 API Cheat Sheet ↓

jQuery 1.4 API Cheat Sheet

jQuery selectors ↓

jQuery selectors

jQuery 1.3.2 ↓

jQuery 1.3.2

jQuery 1.3 ↓

jQuery 1.3

jQuery 1.2 ↓

jQuery 1.2

Mootools 1.2 Cheat Sheet ↓

Mootools 1.2 Cheat Sheet

Prototype Cheat Sheet ↓

Prototype Cheat Sheet

PHP

PHP & MySQL for dummies ↓

PHP & MySQL for dummies

PHP 5 Online Cheat Sheet v1.3 ↓

PHP 5 Online Cheat Sheet v1.3

PHP5 Cheat sheet ↓

PHP5 Cheat sheet

PHP Manual Quick Reference ↓

PHP Manual Quick Reference

Printable PHP Security Checklist ↓

Printable PHP Security Checklist

PHP Functions to work with MySQL ↓

PHP Functions to work with MySQL

MySQL

MySQL Cheat Sheet ↓

MySQL Cheat Sheet

Handy Cheat Sheet of MySQL Commands ↓

Handy Cheat Sheet of MySQL Commands

Color/Fonts/SEO

HTML Colors Cheat Sheet ↓

HTML Colors Cheat Sheet

RGB Hex Colour Chart ↓

RGB Hex Colour Chart

Web Safe Color Chart ↓

Web Safe Color Chart

The Browser-Safe Colors ↓

The Browser-Safe Colors

Megapixels Chart (and print size) ↓

Megapixels Chart (and print size)

Points to pixels conversion ↓

Points to pixels conversion

Web Safe Fonts v2 (including Google API) ↓

Web Safe Fonts v2 (including Google API)

25-point Website Usability Checklist ↓

25-point Website Usability Checklist

Webdesign for dummies ↓

Webdesign for dummies

The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet ↓

The Web Developer's SEO Cheat Sheet

SEO for dummies ↓

SEO for dummies

Will the browser apply the rule(s)? ↓

Will the browser apply the rule(s)

When can I use? Compatibility tables (html5, css3 + +) ↓

When can I use? Compatibility tables (html5, css3 + +)

CMS

WordPress Help Sheet ↓

WordPress Help Sheet

The Advanced WordPress Help Sheet ↓

The Advanced WordPress Help Sheet

WordPress Theme Development Checklist ↓

WordPress Theme Development Checklist

WordPress Template Tags ↓

WordPress Template Tags

WordPress Optimization Cheat Sheet ↓

WordPress Optimization Cheat Sheet

SEO for WordPress ↓

SEO for WordPress

Drupal 7: The database ↓

Drupal 7: The database

Drupal 6 API Cheat Sheet ↓

Drupal 6 API Cheat Sheet

Drupal for dummies ↓

Drupal for dummies

Joomla 1.5 Basic Template Cheat Sheet ↓

Joomla 1.5  Basic Template Cheat Sheet

Joomla for dummies ↓

Joomla for dummies

Softwares

ActionScript 3.0 ↓

ActionScript 3.0

Adobe Flex3 ↓

Adobe Flex3

Adobe Air Cheat Sheet ↓

Adobe Air Cheat Sheet

Adobe Acrobat 9 Shortcuts ↓

Adobe Acrobat 9 Shortcuts

Adobe Acrobat 8 Quick Reference ↓

Adobe Acrobat 8 Quick Reference

Adobe Flash CS5 & Flash Catalyst for dummies ↓

Adobe Flash CS5 & Flash Catalyst for dummies

Adobe Flash CS4 Shortcuts ↓

Adobe Flash CS4 Shortcuts

Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 – all in one for dummies ↓

Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 – all in one for dummies

Dreamweaver CS4 shortcuts ↓

Dreamweaver CS4 shortcuts

DreamWeaver CS3 Reference Card ↓

DreamWeaver CS3 Reference Card

Adobe Fireworks CS3 Quick Reference ↓

Adobe Fireworks CS3 Quick Reference

Adobe After Effects CS4 Cheat Sheet ↓

Adobe After Effects CS4 Cheat Sheet

Adobe Illustrator CS4 Shortcuts ↓

Adobe Illustrator CS4 Shortcuts

Adobe Photoshop CS5 – all in one for dummies ↓

Adobe Photoshop CS5 – all in one for dummies

Adobe Photoshop Shortcuts ↓

Adobe Photoshop Shortcuts

Photoshop Elements8 For Dummies ↓

Photoshop Elements8 For Dummies

Adobe Lightroom 2.0 Shortcuts ↓

Adobe Lightroom 2.0 Shortcuts

Adobe Indesign CS5 for dummies ↓

Adobe Indesign CS5 for dummies

Adobe InDesign CS4 Tools and shortcuts ↓

Adobe InDesign CS4 Tools and shortcuts

GIMP Quick reference ↓

GIMP Quick reference

Apple Final Cut Pro 5 ↓

Apple Final Cut Pro 5

QuarkXpress 8 ↓

3DS max 9 ↓

3DS max 9

Blender for dummies ↓

Blender for dummies

AutoCAD 2011 for dummies ↓

AutoCAD 2011 for dummies

Google Sketchup 7 for dummies ↓

Google Sketchup 7 for dummies

OpenOffice.org for dummies ↓

OpenOffice.org for dummies

Office 2010 – all in one for dummies ↓

Office 2010 – all in one for dummies

Browsers & OS

Mozilla Firefox Cheat Sheet ↓

Mozilla Firefox Cheat Sheet

Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts ↓

Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Internet Explorer 8 – quick reference card ↓

Internet Explorer 8 – quick reference card

Windows 7 Cheat Sheet ↓

Windows 7 Cheat Sheet

Windows Alt Codes ↓

Windows Alt Codes

Ultimate Switcher Guide: PC to MAC ↓

Ultimate Switcher Guide: PC to MAC

Mac OS X Keyboard Cheat Sheet ↓

Mac OS X Keyboard Cheat Sheet

Mac OS X Leopard – 200 productivity boosters ↓

Mac OS X Leopard – 200 productivity boosters

Macs All-in-one for dummies ↓

Macs All-in-one for dummies

Linux for dummies ↓

Linux for dummies

Ubuntu reference ↓

Ubuntu reference

Others/Miscellaneous

Ruby on Rails Cheat Sheet ↓

Ruby on Rails Cheat Sheet

Python Cheat Sheet ↓

Python Cheat Sheet

ASP/VBScript Cheat Sheet ↓

ASP/VBScript Cheat Sheet

ASP.net ↓

ASP.net

Regular Expression Cheat Sheet (.NET) ↓

Regular Expression Cheat Sheet (.NET)

Core C# and .NET Quick Reference ↓

Core C# and .NET Quick Reference

960 Grid System Cheat Sheet ↓

960 Grid System Cheat Sheet

Firebug Cheat Sheet ↓

Firebug Cheat Sheet

Tcp Ports List ↓

Tcp Ports List

VOIP Basics ↓

VOIP Basics

VI (Linux Terminal) Cheat sheet ↓

VI (Linux Terminal) Cheat sheat

Mathematica Keyboard Shortcuts ↓

Mathematica Keyboard Shortcuts

Country Codes – quick reference ↓

Country Codes – quick reference

User Centred Design ↓

User Centred Design

The Social Landscape (social media) ↓

The Social Landscape (social media)

Your Turn To Talk

We hope you found our list of cheatsheets/quick references useful. If we missed any or you have other feedback, please leave a comment. Also remember to share this post if you found it useful! ;)

Comments

  1. Zlatan Halilovic says

    I just started opening some of these, just to realize how useful your post is, so I had to thank you one more time for this, soooo, uhm, thank you! The award of the most useful post of the month goes to you!

  2. says

    Miss Torbjonsen, this is one of the most awesome web pages on the internet. SO many extremely important resources in one place! This is great, thanks a lot…

  3. says

    Thanks, this is a great collection. I’m going to have to bookmark this and keep coming back, there’s a lot of great info here!

  4. says

    hey thanks for the resources. maybe it’s my rss settings, but do you have a summary to share? i got the whole blog as one email, would like to forward it to some of my colleagues but only an excerpt.

    maybe i’ll just piece one together, but if you already something compact to share you could pass along…

    either way, thanks again, great resource.

    todd

  5. LauraC says

    I used to have a great VI cheat sheet that was an upside down V. Can’t think of anything else you’re missing.

  6. FlashStock says

    WOW, what a list. Just what i need. I can’t thank you enough for this resources list.

  7. Friso Dijkgraaf says

    Thanks for sharing!
    I was hoping to find an office shortcut cheatsheet though, it would complete this collection.
    Great job anyways.
    Cheers

  8. says

    This is the magnificently fantabulous super collection of cheat sheets I have ever seen. So impressed by collection. Great work .. ! Many thanks !

  9. says

    Many that I have seen, and even more I hadn’t!
    Please never delete this page, in fact update it as often as possible, because this is now my go-to place for cheatsheets!

    Great stuff :)

  10. says

    Can’t thank you enough, I’ll be passing on your web address to my web design class mates when I go to class tonight! Very very helpful.

    Kary

  11. says

    Love this collection!!! does any one have it as a single download so I put them on my flash drive?

    thanks,
    Dave

  12. says

    Included this url in a must-read page list for our web template designers. Tweeted and mentioned it in our newsletter. Outstanding round up. Thanks!

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