11 Useful Sources To Learn and Improve HTML Skills

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If You are graphic designer, You should learn also some simple coding too. If You are new to this simple coding, You could find this resources useful. I listed few resources, I prefer to learn from and hopefully You’ll learn something too. This article isn’t very long, because I think You should choose just one place, where to learn from.

Okay, no more long discussions – enjoy!

1. HTML Dog

HTML Dog has been dishing out healthy code treats since 2003, and currently serves up around 1,500,000 page views a month. The idea is to take the somewhat convoluted official specs for XHTML and CSS and present them in a much more readable fashion.

Very useful HTML and CSS tutorial place, teaching You everything step by step – best practices, standards and code with “easy to understand” example. Give it a shot, You won’t regret it! I am only sorry about that, I didn’t knew about this place at the first time, when I tried to learn how to do simple coding. My favorite.

htmldog

2. W3Schools

W3Schools is the largest web developers site on the Internet. This was the first place where I started to learn basics. Personally I think those tutorials are a bit outdated, but W3C is founding place where just everything started.

w3schools

3. HTML Code Tutorials

Excellent site providing really helpful and complete guide to creating web pages. There is bunch of other useful resources like HTML Quick List with complete list of HTML tags, forum where to ask unclear questions and of course wide range of tutorial list.

htmlcodetutorial

4. HTML Goodies

HTML Goodies intended purpose is to help new and growing website developers learn their trade, and to provide them with tips, guides and reference sets for their use as they become more accomplished. If You are interested in HTML, MySpace HTML, learning the basics and also..colors, how to create buttons and much, much more. A huge resource roundup.

htmlgoodies

5. Tizag Tutorials

Tizag was designed to teach beginner web programmers how to use HTML and CSS. Also if You are getting deeper in web development, You can learn also JavaScript, PHP, Perl, AjaX, ASP, VBScript, XML, SQL, MySql, some useful tools and much, much more.

tizag

6. HTML Playground

Great site allowing You to play with HTML online – check out demo, do everything in 5 steps – choosing tag, read description, select tag from sample code, modify the atributes and finally see demo online. Pretty handy.

htmlplayground

7. Your HTML Source

I wanted to highlight this resource page, because of its well written language in easy to understand way. Everything is clearly listed on “Full Index” page teaching You not only how to create Your very first homepage, but also how to style it with CSS, add spice with Javascript and create it accessible and SEO friendly.

htmlsource

8. EchoEcho

This is one more site You must have in Your bookmarks, if You are web developer. You can not only learn whole coding basics there, but also You will find everything from free webspace to host your site to graphics, programs, online developer tools and applets that will help you make it look nice.

echoecho

9. Davesite

DaveSite also offers comprehensive overview how to use HTML, but this one is special because guide also teach You how to set up Your domain and hosting.

davesite

10. BraveNet

BraveNet offers a huge list of different useful resources, widgets, tools. This site has been over the web for about 10 years, so I am sure You’ll find out something useful too. And yes, that’s not all, of course, You can get HTML, CSS and FTP tutorials over there too.

bravenet

11. AListApart

A List Apart Magazine explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.

Excellent page to check on the latest web development news and also find out some nifty codes. Must subscribe web page!

alistapart

This is just small list about resources I found out, but I think this could be enough to choose. These are the best pages I found. And yes, if You know some more please, share with us too.

And I must apologize for this long pause, I must tell You, this is because session in my academy is coming, so I must spend most of my time learning and getting my works done.

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21 Comments Best Comments First
  • Kroska

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 12:47

    1

    HtmlDog and w3school collects everything that need the beginners, that when we spoke about markup.

    But they really need put yours hand to work, to create several examples to associate to future needs.

    ok sorry for my bad english

    one great place to see many tests is http://www.brunildo.org/test/

    what do you think on the best form of learning? do u think about?

    0
  • Douglas Wade

    Monday, November 24th, 2008 01:32

    8

    Very nice list. I hadn’t seen most of these.
    Thanks for posting,
    Douglas Wade

    0
  • Dicky

    Monday, November 24th, 2008 05:22

    9

    HTML Dog helps me a lot when i develop my theme. Great resources!

    Dickys last blog post : Page Balloon – Free WordPress Theme

    0
  • DeveloperFox

    Monday, November 24th, 2008 07:46

    10

    useful list.
    HTML Dog and W3schools are amazing.

    DeveloperFoxs last blog post : 19 Photoshop tutorials to design your own business card

    0
  • joyoge designers' bookmark

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 20:15

    7

    usefull list. thank you..

    joyoge designers’ bookmarks last blog post : Watch Ghost Whisperer Season 4 Episode 8 Heart and Soul Online Streaming

    0
  • David Owens

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 18:20

    6

    Two fantastic new resources which have just been launched are the Sitepoint HTML Reference and the Opera Web Standards Curriculum.

    Both are very up to date and you can be sure that the techniques demonstrated are the latest and greatest.

    Sitepoint also have the Sitepoint CSS Reference for when you are ready to start adding some style and are working on a JavaScript reference.

    The Opera Web Standards Curriculum also covers CSS with JavaScript to follow, but as well as that there are articles on accesibility, information architecture and various other aspects of web design and development.

    Highly recommended.

    0
  • Daniel Richard

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 08:40

    2

    2, 5, and 11 were the sites that I had learned from in the very beginning when I learned and picked up HTML. Gotta give them the credit for helping me becoming a much better developer and freelancer. :)

    Daniel Richards last blog post : 7 Anti-Worry Hacks During This Financial Crisis

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 16:45

    3

    @Kroska actually I learn the best from video tutorials – it’s like one by one with teacher, who can repeat You unclear states as much times as You want. I cannot imagine some better solution. What’s Your opinion?

    0
  • Dee Langdon - BloggerNewbie

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 17:19

    4

    Great sites, I have a few bookmarked. I suppose, in order to learn, I should actually look at them!

    Dee Langdon – BloggerNewbies last blog post : How Do You Balance Work and Life?

    0
  • Kroska

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 21:16

    5

    @Dainis Yes, yes, videos are perfect. But I prefer to read the blogs and to try to do specific areas of sites that I like, that I think be useful.

    In portuguese is very difficult to find videos tutorials, but we have many good blogs.

    Better solution? wow, I Think that is time to practice and to test ideas found in blogs. Same being very simple, it is necessary to create own variations so that it is easy to implement in the work, when necessary.

    Which site of videos tutorials do you know?

    0
  • Mfz

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 14:02

    11

    Great resources! Thanks!

    Mfzs last blog post : Ieejot ritmā

    0
  • vishal

    Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 11:37

    12

    I have been using w3schools and tizag for quite some time. These are excellent for beginners, whereas an experienced coder can always them for references. Thanks for the exhaustive list.

    0
  • Aaron

    Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 21:47

    19

    For what its worth I also love the design of your website, really artistic. Cheers.

    0
  • Cristina Abramson

    Sunday, September 11th, 2011 19:21

    20

    Regards for this howling post, I am glad I found this internet site on yahoo.

    0
  • Pierette

    Thursday, February 9th, 2012 07:37

    21

    naturally like your website however you have to check the spelling on quite a few of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling issues and I find it very troublesome to inform the reality however I’ll definitely come back again.

    0
  • mw3

    Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 15:46

    18

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    0
  • Carren

    Monday, June 13th, 2011 07:41

    17

    This is a really good read for me, Must admit that you are one of the best bloggers I ever saw. Looking forward for your next one.

    0
  • Jeff Boshers

    Thursday, March 18th, 2010 19:12

    13

    I started coding HTML when tables were cool and CSS was an emerging technique. I used WebMonkey back in the day to learn HTML. Looks like they are still around. Great List!

    0
  • suraj

    Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 04:33

    14

    Generally I prefer to visit W3School if want to get help related to coding, now I have to check all of them.

    0
  • Berkich

    Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 14:38

    15

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  • Suk Modisette

    Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 07:34

    16

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    my God, i thought you had been going to chip in with some decisive insght at the finish there, not depart it
    with ‘we leave it to you to decide’.

    0
  • Pierette

    Thursday, February 9th, 2012 07:37

    21

    naturally like your website however you have to check the spelling on quite a few of your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling issues and I find it very troublesome to inform the reality however I’ll definitely come back again.

    0
  • Cristina Abramson

    Sunday, September 11th, 2011 19:21

    20

    Regards for this howling post, I am glad I found this internet site on yahoo.

    0
  • Aaron

    Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 21:47

    19

    For what its worth I also love the design of your website, really artistic. Cheers.

    0
  • mw3

    Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 15:46

    18

    Spot on with this write-up, I actually suppose this web site needs much more consideration. I’ll in all probability be once more to read far more, thanks for that info.

    0
  • Carren

    Monday, June 13th, 2011 07:41

    17

    This is a really good read for me, Must admit that you are one of the best bloggers I ever saw. Looking forward for your next one.

    0
  • Suk Modisette

    Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 07:34

    16

    I don’t commonly reply to posts but I’ll in this situation.
    my God, i thought you had been going to chip in with some decisive insght at the finish there, not depart it
    with ‘we leave it to you to decide’.

    0
  • Berkich

    Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 14:38

    15

    There are certainly quite a lot of particulars like that to take into consideration. That is a great point to convey up. I supply the ideas above as basic inspiration but clearly there are questions just like the one you convey up the place the most important thing might be working in sincere good faith. I don?t know if greatest practices have emerged round issues like that, but I am sure that your job is clearly recognized as a fair game. Both boys and girls feel the impression of only a second’s pleasure, for the rest of their lives.

    0
  • suraj

    Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 04:33

    14

    Generally I prefer to visit W3School if want to get help related to coding, now I have to check all of them.

    0
  • Jeff Boshers

    Thursday, March 18th, 2010 19:12

    13

    I started coding HTML when tables were cool and CSS was an emerging technique. I used WebMonkey back in the day to learn HTML. Looks like they are still around. Great List!

    0
  • vishal

    Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 11:37

    12

    I have been using w3schools and tizag for quite some time. These are excellent for beginners, whereas an experienced coder can always them for references. Thanks for the exhaustive list.

    0
  • Mfz

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 14:02

    11

    Great resources! Thanks!

    Mfzs last blog post : Ieejot ritmā

    0
  • DeveloperFox

    Monday, November 24th, 2008 07:46

    10

    useful list.
    HTML Dog and W3schools are amazing.

    DeveloperFoxs last blog post : 19 Photoshop tutorials to design your own business card

    0
  • Dicky

    Monday, November 24th, 2008 05:22

    9

    HTML Dog helps me a lot when i develop my theme. Great resources!

    Dickys last blog post : Page Balloon – Free WordPress Theme

    0
  • Douglas Wade

    Monday, November 24th, 2008 01:32

    8

    Very nice list. I hadn’t seen most of these.
    Thanks for posting,
    Douglas Wade

    0
  • joyoge designers' bookmark

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 20:15

    7

    usefull list. thank you..

    joyoge designers’ bookmarks last blog post : Watch Ghost Whisperer Season 4 Episode 8 Heart and Soul Online Streaming

    0
  • David Owens

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 18:20

    6

    Two fantastic new resources which have just been launched are the Sitepoint HTML Reference and the Opera Web Standards Curriculum.

    Both are very up to date and you can be sure that the techniques demonstrated are the latest and greatest.

    Sitepoint also have the Sitepoint CSS Reference for when you are ready to start adding some style and are working on a JavaScript reference.

    The Opera Web Standards Curriculum also covers CSS with JavaScript to follow, but as well as that there are articles on accesibility, information architecture and various other aspects of web design and development.

    Highly recommended.

    0
  • Kroska

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 21:16

    5

    @Dainis Yes, yes, videos are perfect. But I prefer to read the blogs and to try to do specific areas of sites that I like, that I think be useful.

    In portuguese is very difficult to find videos tutorials, but we have many good blogs.

    Better solution? wow, I Think that is time to practice and to test ideas found in blogs. Same being very simple, it is necessary to create own variations so that it is easy to implement in the work, when necessary.

    Which site of videos tutorials do you know?

    0
  • Dee Langdon - BloggerNewbie

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 17:19

    4

    Great sites, I have a few bookmarked. I suppose, in order to learn, I should actually look at them!

    Dee Langdon – BloggerNewbies last blog post : How Do You Balance Work and Life?

    0
  • Dainis Graveris

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 16:45

    3

    @Kroska actually I learn the best from video tutorials – it’s like one by one with teacher, who can repeat You unclear states as much times as You want. I cannot imagine some better solution. What’s Your opinion?

    0
  • Daniel Richard

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 08:40

    2

    2, 5, and 11 were the sites that I had learned from in the very beginning when I learned and picked up HTML. Gotta give them the credit for helping me becoming a much better developer and freelancer. :)

    Daniel Richards last blog post : 7 Anti-Worry Hacks During This Financial Crisis

    0
  • Kroska

    Sunday, November 23rd, 2008 12:47

    1

    HtmlDog and w3school collects everything that need the beginners, that when we spoke about markup.

    But they really need put yours hand to work, to create several examples to associate to future needs.

    ok sorry for my bad english

    one great place to see many tests is http://www.brunildo.org/test/

    what do you think on the best form of learning? do u think about?

    0

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