Start at the beginning by learning HTML basics — an important foundation for building and editing web pages.
Time to completeApprox. 9 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
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
Syllabus6 lessons • 4 projects • 5 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’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.
Projects in this course
Fashion BlogIt's time to build fluency in HTML Fundamentals. In this next project, we're going to practice Structure in HTML so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? This project will help you to understand and master the building blocks of a webpage. It'll all build up from these foundations. What's next? A blogger, a developer, a stylish website. You got this!
Wine Festival ScheduleIn this project, we're going to practice tabular organization in HTML so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? If you're going to have data on a webpage, you've got to master the skill of effectively and aesthetically organizing it – an HTML table is the perfect solution.
Form a StoryUse your knowledge of HTML forms to collect input users and put a spin on a classic story!
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- Amazing course! I love the "learn by doing approach" that it has. Furthermore, the answers to the questions asked in the forum are very informative. It's very fantastic, and it gave me a foundation to learn more about HTML. I am so glad that I found it, and other beginners should give it a try!Fidel I.Verified Learner
- This was by far the best course I have ever taken for HTML! I was able to get help with the videos and the "get unstuck" button. It kept me so interested the whole time. I was at my computer for 2 days straight because I didn't want to stop! Thank you so much Codecademy!Desiree H.Verified Learner
- Codecademy's HTML course is excellent for beginners. The interactive approach to learning makes it engaging and enjoyable, and the course is structured in a way that is easy to follow. The platform offers great support, including a helpful community forum and expert guidance. Overall, I highly recommend the course to anyone looking to learn web development.John A.Verified Learner
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