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Practical HTML for Bloggers - Further Reading

Practical HTML for Bloggers - further reading

Now that you've finished Practical HTML for Bloggers, you're ready to move on to more comprehensive tutorials in HTML and CSS.

There are thousands of tutorials and books on HTML & CSS for beginners, and it can be mind-boggling just trying to figure out which ones to read. So, I'm going to narrow it down to four rock-solid, comprehensive resources that will help you go further into web development. No fluff, just the good stuff!

Web Resources

A Beginner's Guide to HTML & CSS: this tutorial series by developer Shay Howe covers the basics of HTML and CSS in a clean, easy-to-read format.

Mozilla Developer Network: The MDN's "Learning" section organizes the best HTML, CSS, and JavaScript tutorials from across the web in one place. These well-curated resources are all up-to-date and user-friendly.


Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Web Graphics: by Jennifer Niederst Robbins. This excellent book is now in its 4th edition. I've read the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, and seriously, this book just keeps getting better. The author presents HTML/CSS and elementary JavaScript in such a clear, understandable way. And, the information on web graphics is incredibly useful for anyone working on the web. So much of what I know came from this book. I can't recommend it highly enough.

HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites: by Jon Duckett. This is probably the prettiest technical book in the world right now. Its layout is absolutely beautiful and very appealing to visual learners. And, it's not just pretty, it's well-written and comprehensive; after you finish with this book you'll be able to create great-looking static webpages from scratch.

Thank You!

If you've followed along with this series I want to thank you for your time and your feedback, and wish you the best of luck with your blog! Keep in touch :)

Title cards for this series designed by the lovely & talented Jenna from Little Bit Heart.