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HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) is the first building block of the Web. Learn everything you need to know with these resources.

For more information on related HTML topics, such as CSS, validation and more, check our other HTML pages. For more information on other Web markup languages, check our Authoring Languages page.

WebReference Articles

HTML with Style (*)
Our biweekly HTML/CSS tutorial that will make sure you're up to code. Whether you're a beginning Web coder, or an advanced developer, Stephanos will give you the foundation you need to look and perform your best. By Stephanos Piperoglou.
DHTML Lab (*)
Biweekly DHTML column covering everything related to DHTML. By Peter Belesis.
HTML 4.0 in Netscape and Internet Explorer
Stephanos Piperoglou has annotated and clarified the W3C's spec for HTML 4.0. Learn what tags work and don't work in Netscape and Explorer 4.0 browsers. This article includes a history of HTML's evolution, an in-depth reference to the spec, and information on proprietary tags.

Other Tutorials

Beginner's Guide to HTML
From Webdeveloper.com, an introductory tutorial that walks you through the creation of your first Web site.
Dmitry Kirsanov's Top Ten Web Design Tips
A collection of tutorials, Web page design and layout, and general advice distilled from Dmitry's experience as a Web site designer. Though written some years back, his advice is still on-point and insightful.
HTML: An Interactive Tutorial for Beginners
Tutorial designed mainly for beginners who know little about how a Web page is made. Teaches all basic HTML tags with plenty of examples. HTML code box allows user to try out their new skills and view them as they learn them.
Idocs Guide to HTML
A very complete guide to HTML. Includes explanations and examples. Wonderful tutorials on frames and tables.
Introduction to HTML
Comprehensive introduction to HTML from Case Western University.
Learning HTML by Examples
Material for a systematic study of HTML, starting from the basic structural features and illustrating them with examples.
So You Want to Make a Web Page?
Tutorial aimed at "all wet behinda ears" Newbies. Includes Table Tutor, Forms Tutor and Frames Tutor. Also has a downloadable zip version for fast offline reference.
WDVL's Introduction to Web Design
From one of our sister sites, this thorough course ranges from the basics of HTML to advanced formatting topics. Also, don't miss WDVL's Intro to HTML.
Writing HTML
A tutorial to creating your own home page from the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction. Designed to help instructors create HTML learning resources.


HTML 4.01 Element Reference
A complete listing of all the HTML 4.01 elements, as specified by the W3C.
A Beginners Guide to HTML (*)
Well organized introduction and overview. From NCSA.
Maintained by the Web Design Group in order to provide answers to HTML authoring questions. The WDG's goal is the promotion of non-browser specific, non-resolution specific, creative and informative sites that are accessible to ALL users worldwide.
HyperText Markup Language Home Page
From the horse's mouth, the W3C.
WebCom's HTML Guide
Topics covered include commonly used tags (with examples, and code used to produce them), as well as stylistic and technical issues. Includes a great quick reference guide to all the HTML tags.

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Revised: April 18, 2005

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