This program will help you gain the skills and knowledge necessary to develop websites for both Internet content and Web applications. You will learn basic skills in HTML5 and CSS3 coding that allow you to build professional websites. The course walks through several advanced website-building features. Learn how to use advanced HTML5 codes for embedding multimedia elements such as audio and video clips, advanced CSS3 styling for manipulating images on the Web page, and JavaScript involved in creating dynamic Web pages.


In this program, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Build websites with HTML5
  • Use CSS3 styling to change Web pages
  • Practice your skills on real websites
  • Build your own websites using HTML5 and CSS3
  • Incorporate advanced styling in your Web pages
  • Create Web forms for handling data
  • Manipulate images using advanced CSS3 styling
  • Embed video and audio clips using HTML5
  • Design dynamic Web applications using JavaScript 


This program will help you develop the skills and knowledge to develop complex websites for both Internet content and Web applications. The course will teach you the new HTML5 standards involved in creating Web pages and CSS3 standards to guide your layout and style decisions on Web pages.

This program will walk you through using HTML5 elements, including creating Web forms, inserting images and video clips, and applying special effects to objects on Web pages. It provides you with hands-on experience in creating Web pages by training you on how to work through all components of a website project, from design to coding. The course also covers the basics of JavaScript programming, which allows you to create dynamic Web pages with content that can alter and respond with interaction of site visitors.

The course covers all of the skills you’ll need to be successful in the Web development environment. This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program.

  • Registration + Fees

    Begins: Open enrollment | REGISTER

    Course: OWMX800.01

    Tuition: $2,295 | | Prospective students of this program may be eligible for full or partial federal tuition assistance under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

  • Outline

    I. Introduction to Web Pages
    II. The Basics of a Web Page
    III. Developing a Website
    IV. Linking to Resources
    V. Basic CSS Designs
    VI. Styling Text
    VII. Styling other HTML Elements
    VIII. Using CSS for Page Layouts
    IX. Exploring More CSS Elements
    X. Using CSS to Position Objects
    XI. Adding Basic Tables
    XII. Styling Tables
    XIII. Creating a Web Form
    XIV. Adding More Elements to the Web Form
    XV. HTML5 Data Types
    XVI. Adding Audio to your Web Pages
    XVII. Adding Video to your Web Pages
    XVIII. Incorporating Java
    XIX. Advanced CSS Ideas
    XX. CSS Tricks and Tips
    XXI. Designing for the Mobile Web
    XXII. Working with XHTML
    XXIII. Additional XHTML Topics
    XXIV. Introduction to JavaScript
    XXV. More Advanced JavaScript
    XXVI. Making Your Website More Accessible

  • Requirements

    This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems, Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account, and Microsoft Word for assignment submissions. We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program. 

    Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
    Click here to download the Flash Player.

    ed2go will provide the required textbooks for this program:

    • New Perspectives on HTML and CSS


    There are no prerequisites for this program.

  • Instructors

    Richard Blum has over 25 years of experience in the computer industry as both a programmer and systems administrator. He has worked on large-scale applications used by thousands of customers, as well as small websites used for personal content. He has supported servers in the Windows, Linux, and Unix environments used for database, Web, and network applications for a large corporation.

    He is currently the instructor for several online Web development courses, including courses on website design, PHP, Ruby on Rails, and Ajax technology.

    Randy Rolen has been designing and coding websites from the ground up since 1993. He has created over 50 websites, many that comprised more than 240 total webpages, including bulletin board systems and shopping cart online ordering. He has been teaching online courses since 2002.

    His professional skills include HTML, XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • FAQs

    1. Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

    Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

    2. How long does it take to complete a program?

    All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program.

    3. Do I have to buy additional materials?

    All the materials you’ll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

    4. Can I get financial assistance?

    ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

    5. What happens when I complete the program?

    Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

    6. Am I guaranteed a job?

    ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

    7. Who will be my instructor?

    Each student is paired with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

    8. What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

    In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

    9. Can I use a Mac?

    Yes, this course can be taken on a Mac.

    10. How can I get more information about this program?

    If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form to the right. You may also call us at 1-855-520-6806. We will answer your questions promptly.

    11. When can I start the program?

    Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

    Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

    12. Does this course prepare me for a Web developer certification?

    While the course doesn’t specifically focus on one particular certification program, it does cover all of the material required for HTML5 and CSS3 certifications.

    13. Do I need an account on a Web hosting service to complete the course?

    No, you can run your Web page designs directly from your Mac or PC using any current browser.

    14. What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

    The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee may be charged for an extension.

  • Reviews

    "My facilitator was very supportive and encouraging. He was there whenever I had questions and made sure that I had a clear understanding of the course material. I really enjoyed this course." 
- M.G., Greenville Technical College

    "Instructor Scofield is a wonderful and down to earth kind of guy, the best kind of teacher!" 
- E.K., Carl Sandburg College

    "The online course material always seemed applicable to real world circumstances. The facilitator was invested in my understanding of the material and my success in reaching my career goals. The support was truly exceptional. At all times I knew I would have the guidance of the Professor to show me what the book was designed to instruct." 
- C.D., George Mason University

    "I enjoyed the timely and supportive response of my Webmaster Course Instructor. His help showed me many of my mistakes and helped me to prepare for each test.
" - R.P., Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    "During the entire process, from start to finish, I was receiving reminders and updates from my facilitator and the staff which made me feel secure knowing that if I needed help in any way, it was just a phone call or email away." 
- M.W., National University Division of Extended Learning

    "My overall experience was great. I am considering taking another class with ed2go in the future. The material was easy to understand and the facilitator was supportive, knowledgeable and quick to reply. I am very pleased with the course and with my accomplishments
" - I.C., Victoria School of Business and Technology