What is HTML and CSS?
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) are two of the core technologies for building Web pages. HTML provides the structure of the page, CSS the (visual and aural) layout, for a variety of devices. Along with graphics and scripting, HTML and CSS are the basis of building Web pages and Web Applications.
Luckily, the internet has no lack of free resources for people who want to become experts in coding. YouTube is a great place to start.
freeCodeCamp is a non-profit organization that consists of an interactive learning web platform, an online community forum, chat rooms, online publications and local organizations that intend to make learning web development accessible to anyone.
MDN Web Docs (formerly MDN) was first launched by Mozilla around 2005, and has grown from humble beginnings to being one of the most popular web development resources on the web today. It now boasts over 13 million page views per month, a strong ecosystem of documentation and data, and a lively community of contributors. It is used every day by professional web developers to do their jobs, and by students to learn new skills.
This video is the very basics of what HTML and CSS is, for the absolute beginner. HTML and CSS files are, quite literally, just text files. You don’t need any special software to create them, although a nice code editor is helpful. You can create these files on any computer and use your web browser to preview them during development.
HTML and CSS are two of the core technologies for building Web pages. Having the knowledge to build your own website with HTML and CSS gives you the chance to stand out from the crowd with an authentic, hand-crafted representation of your business, or any business for that matter.