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Learn HTML

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

4.58 out of 5 stars
1,985,134 learners enrolled
  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    7 hours
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    None

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

Syllabus

6 lessons • 4 projects • 5 quizzes
  • Certificate of completion available with Plus or Pro

    Earn a certificate of completion and showcase your accomplishment on your resume or LinkedIn.

The platform

Hands-on learning

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Meet the creator of the course
Zoe Bachman
Curriculum Director
Curriculum Director at Codecademy and creative technologist. She has designed a range of Codecademy courses, including Learn HTML, Learn C#, Learn Alexa, and the beginner-friendly Learn How to Code.

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Learn HTML course ratings and reviews

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  • This course was made so easy to understand for people like me who have never had any experience with coding. I liked that they have you work with projects while they teach you concepts. As someone who is more of a hands-on learner, this method was incredibly helpful.
    Maria G.
    Verified Learner
  • This course was honestly fantastic. The lessons along with the practice make retention 10x easier, which is usually really hard with online course material.
    Miles L.
    Verified Learner
  • Best course for beginners! That's the only way to describe it. And to top it off, everything is conveniently accessible on the same screen—absolutely no hassle at all!
    Adollet K.
    Verified Learner

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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.

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  • Practice Projects

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

    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.