Short for Hypertext Markup Language, this is the backbone or the foundation of a website. You can also call them as the building blocks of a website. Imagine a building being constructed. At first, construction starts with the base and some framework. That’s what HTML is. It provides the foundation for the website to be built. This is typically the first thing that you want to learn if you want to pursue a web design career. It’s easy to learn, so don’t be afraid!
Once you’re done mastering the basics of HTML and CSS, you can further improve your web design skills by delving deeper into the latest specifications that I mentioned earlier, the HTML5 and CSS3. They come with advanced features needed for a purely coded interactive websites. But, combining these two technologies to the final one below will yield to the best and maximum user experience that you can provide to your targeted audience.
Though we don’t have any sample codes here, you are now able to understand how the web works and you learned about the topics, subjects and some terminologies that you need to learn in order to start web designing. Hopefully, this will help you start your step towards becoming a great web designer.