Intro to HTML & CSS: Build Your First Website

Galvanize - 44 Tehama Street (between 2nd/howard) San Francisco - View Map Girl Develop It San Francisco
Feb 25 - 26, 2017, 10:15 AM (PST)

About this event

In this two-day project-based workshop, you'll learn HTML and CSS, the languages used by the billions of webpages out there today to mark up and style content. HTML and CSS are incredibly useful skills for bloggers, content creators, email marketers, small business owners, designers, and are absolutely necessary skills front-end web developers.

The comprehensive workshop will be a mix of lectures, pair programming, and hands-on exercises building your webpage, and will be taught by Pamela Fox and Jessica Parsons. This is a recommended workshop for students interested in our full front-end workshop series.

By the end of this two-day workshop, you will know the following:

• How to structure a web page using HTML tags (e.g creating About Me, Projects, and Contact Me sections for your personal website)

• How to style web pages using CSS (e.g a bold blog title, italicized date of entry, the blog content in a cool font, and cute icons for your blog)

• How to host your pages on the web for the world to see!

We will go from 10:00am to 5:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Lunch will not be provided.

Prerequisites: Attendees are not expected to have any previous HTML/CSS or programming experience.


Tech requirements: Your laptop (Mac, PC, or Linux are all okay. If you don't have one of those, please let us know in advance) and charger. A modern web browser - either Chrome or Firefox. A text editor - we recommend Sublime Text 2 (free; available for both Mac and PC) or Atom (also free; available for Mac, PC, or Linux).

No laptop? No problem. We have 2 Chromebooks available to borrow. Message the teachers if you are interested.

Payment is required to attend. If you'd like to attend but cannot afford the cost, click here to request a scholarship. Due to the number of applications, only the scholarship recipient will receive an email a few days before the workshop. Thank you for your understanding!


February 25 - 26
10:15 AM (PST)


44 Tehama Street (between 2nd/howard) San Francisco