Hand-Coding Your First Website: HTML and CSS Basics

Rich Armstrong, Product Designer

Play Speed
  • 0.5x
  • 1x (Normal)
  • 1.25x
  • 1.5x
  • 2x
14 Videos (1h 27m)
    • An Introduction

      0:52
    • What we gonna make, learn, do?

      0:48
    • Download these 3 free apps

      1:24
    • Install the apps

      1:04
    • Make and share your first webpage

      10:06
    • HTML box theory (easy I promise)

      2:42
    • Start writing your own HTML

      8:02
    • CSS theory (very short)

      0:44
    • 3 ways to skin this CSS cat

      19:35
    • Planning first :)

      3:10
    • Let's write our website's HTML

      14:22
    • Let's write our website's CSS (the funner part)

      20:09
    • Oh how versatile CSS is!

      3:11
    • Thank you, and next steps

      1:04
124 students are watching this class

About This Class

Hey! Ever wanted to make your own custom website? This class covers how to make a website from scratch with HTML and CSS – you don't need any prior experience. And you don’t need to be a wizard. So geek out and learn how to make a single­-page website in this fun DIY class. You’ll be taken through the basics of HTML and CSS; how to plan your site; what apps to use; and how to write your code (it's really easy when you follow along).

You’ll love this class if you like building your own stuff; have website and app ideas; love doing things your own way; have ever wondered what's behind the websites that magically appear before your eyes; and especially if you’re a creative who wants to level up and get your nerd on!

By the end of this class you’ll be able to publish your own websites – with code you’ve written yourself. The world will be your oyster. You'll have a good base to learn new stuff from. And you’ll be able to share whatever you like with the rest of the world via the interwebs! Knowing how to code (even a little bit) is super fun and rewarding! You’ll have some sweet skills that will make your friends super jealous!


If you're looking to get into coding more, checkout my other coding classes:

262 of 273 students recommendSee All

Good absolute beginners guide
Decided to explore UI/UX design and wanted a quick code refresher. This was so much fun! It piqued my interest enough to start studying again. Rich has a fun and easy approach!
Alannah Marie

Designer. UI/UX Padawan.

Fantastic introduction to HTML and CSS
Zac Farmer

Fail often and succeed once.

4,273

Students

43

Projects

Rich Armstrong

Product Designer

Although Rich calls himself a Product Designer he's more of a jack-of-all-trades / generalist / unicorn. He designs, animates and codes. And if you want to learn how to make stuff unicorn-style then read on! Rich studied multimedia design and graphic design, and taught himself to code. He's freelanced, worked for agencies and startups, and now runs a studio with his wife in Amsterdam. He creates compulsively, has super ginger-powers and can touch his nose with his tongue!

Rich ...

See full profile