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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
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  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Approx. 9 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
The platform

4 out of 5 Codecademy learners achieve their goals

"Codecademy gave me the tools I needed to land my first job as a developer, completely changing my career from the waste industry." - Jonathan Manner, Sweden
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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.

Learn HTML course ratings and reviews

4.58 out of 5 stars
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  • The course is great for beginners. Learning and writing code simultaneously is a tremendous help in getting to know the concepts better.
    Sushil T.
    Verified Learner
  • As someone who was hesitant to start learning how to code because it seemed hard and intimidating, Codecademy's 'Learn HTML' course was a wonderful way to get started. Surprisingly, I ended up finding it really fun and addictive; I just had to keep going!
    Jaira T.
    Verified Learner
  • The course content is exceptionally clear and gradually builds upon earlier concepts. The learning platform is user-friendly and provides constructive feedback for identifying errors.
    Phin F.
    Verified Learner

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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.

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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.