The 5 Best Sites for Quality HTML Coding Examples

 

1. HTML Dog

HTML Dog has an offering of tutorials, techniques, references, and examples of HTML code. They also offer CSS and JavaScript, which is an added bonus if you’re a web developer. HTML Dog uses HTML5 so you’re getting up to date information.Advertisement

Their HTML examples cover all kinds of syntax with demonstrations for each.

Clicking on any of the elements will open an interactive coding page. HTML Dog provides examples in code boxes that you can copy and paste into your own HTML code. It’s a good way to merge learning and working.

You can see the live HTML output of the sample code on the pane on the right. It’s a neat sandbox to play around with all kinds of code.

2. W3Schools

W3Schools is widely regarded as a top resource for web developers, boasting coding examples, from PHP to JavaScript (what is JavaScript?) You’ll also find a section with basic HTML coding examples.

Just like HTML Dog, they’ve incorporated a split-screen tool to try coding in. You can test out the HTML you learn in each lesson and experiment with different pieces of code. Code your HTML, click Run, and you’ll see how the code would look on a real HTML page.

3. Mozilla MDN

The Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) has documentation for web developers. There is a comprehensive list of HTML tutorials and code examples to try. Most of examples are built into their tutorials, so working through their path will give you lots of opportunities to learn.

MDN is highly regarded by developers for its detail. They cover web development in great detail, which works to your advantage as their sections tie into each other. You’ll learn good behavior so that when you start coding CSS or JavaScript everything runs smoothly.

The detail can be a little daunting at first. The sections are very thorough, but you’ll get the hang of it! This is a great resource to keep around as you get more advanced, you’ll never really outgrow the tutorials.

4. freeCodeCamp

freeCodeCamp is known for its online courses and training guides for coders. They have a great section of HTML examples as well. The pictured tutorial covers code examples from beginner elements like headers to advanced concepts like semantic markup.Advertisement

Each section has examples of HTML so you can see the element in action. It’s a great resource to come back to as you learn to code.

5. Codecademy

One of the most well-known websites for learning programming is Codecademy. When it comes to learning HTML, Codecademy doesn’t disappoint with an HTML training course.

The course is around nine hours of content and covers most of the language. Four sections are covered in-depth: elements, tables, forms, and semantic HTML.

The course work area is quite advanced and gives you the flexibility to play around in the sandbox. You can also switch it to full screen to see what your website looks like in a full browser window.

The nice thing about this course is that it also incorporates learning about using CSS to format your pages. This is helpful since HTML and CSS work hand-in-hand to create web apps. 10 Simple CSS Code Examples You Can Learn in 10 MinutesWant to know more about using CSS? Try these basic CSS code examples to start with, then apply them to your own web pages.

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