Learn HTML

Start at the beginning by learning HTML basics — an important foundation for building and editing web pages.

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  • Time to complete

    Approx. 9 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites


About this course

Fun fact: all websites use HTML — even this one. It’s a fundamental part of every web developer’s toolkit. HTML provides the content that gives web pages structure, by using elements and tags, you can add text, images, videos, forms, and more. Learning HTML basics is an important first step in your web development journey and an essential skill for front- and back-end developers.

Skills you'll gain

  • Structure pages with HTML

  • Present data with tables

  • Write cleaner HTML


6 lessons • 4 projects • 5 quizzes
The platform

Hands-on learning

Don’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Animated demonstration of running code in Codecademy's learning environment

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Practice projects

Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.


Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.

Certificate of completion

Earn a document to prove you've completed a course or path that you can share with your network.

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    John H.1 day ago
    I appreciated how well-explained and detailed the information was. It not only taught me new information, but also reinforced things I already knew in a helpful way.
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    Martin C1 day ago
    Overall its a good course. Some instructions should be a bit more clear.
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    Anna L.1 day ago
    It's really easy and pleasant to follow the lesson, and to put right away into practice the notions just learned. Well done!
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    Kyle L1 day ago
    i really want to get myself into the growing tech field and this was definitely a great first step!
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    Daniel Beluga1 day ago
    its my third time learning the courses still as impactful as the first time Thanks
  • 5 out of 5 stars
    Jesús Bautista1 day ago
    A very complete introduction to HTML, I enjoyed every moment.

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Frequently asked questions about HTML

  • HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the skeleton of all modern web pages. Together with CSS and JavaScript, it forms the foundation of modern web development.