Get started creating web pages with HTML and CSS, the basic building blocks of web development. Introduction to HTML & CSS is a 134 minute course from Treehouse teacher Treasure Porth that teaches HTML and CSS for beginners.
HTML, or HyperText Markup Language, is a standard set of tags. You use HTML to tell the web browser how the content of your web pages and applications are structured. CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets, select HTML tags and tell the browser what your content should look like.
Whether you are coding for fun or planning to start a career in web development, learning HTML and CSS is a great place to start.
What you’ll learn in Introduction to HTML & CSS:
✓ Define HTML and CSS
✓ Add and change HTML tags
✓ Modify CSS attributes
✓ Learn the structural foundation of web pages and applications
What HTML & CSS is used for:
HTML and CSS are used for the front end presentation of websites. They are two of the most common languages in programming for the internet, and most commonly used by front end web developers.
Front End Web Developer Job Statistics
The average base salary for a Front End Web Developer is around $106,000, according to the latest statistics from Indeed.com. Companies currently hiring Front End Web Developers (or developers that use HTML & CSS) include Facebook, Target, eBay, and many others. If you want to put together a job-ready Front End Web Development portfolio, check out the Front End Web Development Techdegree.
Learn HTML & CSS with Treehouse
Introduction to HTML & CSS includes video instruction, code challenges, quizzes, and more. You can take the Treehouse course for free with a seven day free trial. Then, dive into more HTML and CSS content with your Treehouse subscription.
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