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Designing Basic Web Interfaces

Time to complete: 1h 13m

Published byO'Reilly Media, Inc.

CreatedJanuary 2018


Are you interested in designing web pages rather than just talking about doing it? If you are, and you’re new to web development or are a nondeveloper who is finding the world of development increasingly creeping into your job scope, this learning path is for you.

This learning path opens up a view of the web ecosystem. You will be exposed to the basics of both HTML and CSS as well as demonstrations of style and layout fundamentals—all in less than 60 minutes.

What you’ll learn—and how you can apply it

  • Understand the web environment
  • Learn to work with the basic tools of the web: HTML and CSS
  • Apply best practices to your structure and style

This learning path is for you because…

  • You are in a nontechnical position that is becoming more involved in the development and maintenance of websites
  • You are new to web development and design and want to understand what designing a basic site involves


  • You should possess general computer skills
  • You should have an understanding of the principles and concepts underpinning the internet
  • You should be comfortable working with markup languages

Materials or downloads needed in advance: None