HTML, CSS, & JavaScript All-in-One For Dummies

  • 11h 7m
  • Paul McFedries
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2023

A thorough and helpful reference for aspiring website builders

Looking to start an exciting new career in front-end web building and design? Or maybe you just want to develop a new skill and create websites for fun. Whatever your reasons, it’s never been easier to start learning how to build websites from scratch than with help from HTML, CSS, & JavaScript All-in-One For Dummies. This book has the essentials you need to wrap your head around the key ingredients of website design and creation.

You’ll learn to build attractive, useful, and easy-to-navigate websites by combining HTML, CSS, and JavaScript into fun and practical creations. Using the 6 books compiled within this comprehensive collection, you’ll discover how to make static and dynamic websites, complete with intuitive layouts and cool animations. The book also includes:

  • Incorporate the latest approaches to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, including those involving new markup, page styles, interactivity, and more
  • Step-by-step instructions for new site creators explaining the very basics of page layouts and animations
  • Easy-to-follow advice for adjusting page color and background, adding widgets to a site, and getting rid of all the bugs that affect site performance
  • Bonus 6th book available at

Web development is a fun, interesting, and challenging skill that can lead to a lucrative career (if you’re so inclined). And with the right help, almost anyone can learn to create engaging websites from scratch. So, grab a copy of HTML, CSS, & JavaScript All-in-One For Dummies and you’ll be designing and building before you know it!

About the Author

Paul McFedries is a long-time technical author with over 100 published titles to his credit. His For Dummies work includes Web Coding & Development All-in-One For Dummies, iPad and iPad Pro For Dummies, Alexa For Dummies, G Suite For Dummies, and Excel Data Analysis For Dummies.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Getting Acquainted with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Getting Ready to Code
  • Finding and Setting up a Web Host
  • Testing and Validating Your Code
  • Building Good Bones: Structuring the Page
  • Adding Links, Lists, and other Text Tidbits
  • Working with Images, Video, and other Media
  • Building Tables with Your Bare Hands
  • Using Forms to Make a Page Interactive
  • Making Your Web Pages Accessible
  • Figuring Out the CSS Box Model
  • Getting to Know the CSS Selectors
  • Pseudo School: Learning Pseudo-Classes and Pseudo-Elements
  • Making CSS Make Sense
  • Taking the Measure of CSS
  • Fancifying Pages with Colors and Backgrounds
  • Taking Your Text up a Notch with Web Typography
  • JavaScript: the Bird’s-Eye View
  • Understanding Variables
  • Building Expressions
  • Controlling the Flow of JavaScript
  • Harnessing the Power of Functions
  • Playing with the Document Object Model
  • Working with Arrays
  • Manipulating Strings, Dates, and Numbers
  • Storing User Data in the Browser
  • Debugging Your Code
  • Processing Form Data
  • Exploring Some Layout Basics
  • Getting Fancy with Flexbox
  • Laying Out a Page with CSS Grid
  • Creating Responsive Layouts