Introduction to Web development

Whether you're just getting started with Web development, or are just expanding your horizons into new realms of Web awesomeness, the links here should help you get started.

For another (overlapping) set of links to learning resources, see the MDN Learning pages.

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W3C Web Education Community Group Wiki

Covers web design, HTML and HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and accessibility. This is a good starting point for beginners wishing to learn web development fundamentals across a number of areas.


A reliable reference site for learning HTML, CSS and JavaScript which also mentions feature support across different browsers and known browser bugs.


An excellent and comprehensive reference site on HTML and CSS for beginners.

Google's HTML, CSS, and Javascript from the Ground Up

These easily digestible video tutorials from Google's expert web developers cover the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Beginner Tutorials

A broad range of useful text and video tutorials that cover the basics through to intermediate aspects of CSS.

Tizag CSS Tutorials

An easy-to-follow reference for those wishing to learn CSS through short, concise tutorials.

jQuery Fundamentals

An open-source reference book featuring detailed introductions to both JavaScript and JQuery for beginners.

JavaScript From Null: A Video Series

A video series on JavaScript for absolute beginners looking for more 'visual'-based learning