Learn Web Designing & HTML5/CSS3 Essentials in 4-Hours

Convert Photoshop Designs into Stunning HTML5 & CSS3 websites with confidence. Absolutely no prior experience necessary!
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English, captions
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Course Description

** Course Updated November 26th, 2014! **
New lecture added: Code a CSS Sticky Footer

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The Best Way to Learn HTML5 & CSS3

PSD to HTML5/CSS3 is a simple course that will teach you to take a Photoshop Mockup Design and hand-code it into a beautiful, semantic, valid HTML5 & CSS3 website.

Start Speaking the Language Right Away

Just like learning a human language, the best way of learning is by speaking from day 1—this course is similar in the sense that we'll begin speaking HTML5 & CSS3 right away!

I believe this is the best way to learn HTML5 and CSS3.

It's simple. It's easy. You can do it!

If you’ve always wanted to know how to build your own website, or have wanted a simple and comprehensive way to dive into PSD to HTML5 & CSS3, this course is definitely for you.

Real World Example

One of my students, who had no previous web design experience, took my course and ran with the skills he acquired. He built a brand new website for his Barbershop in Vancouver!

So, what are you waiting for?

Do you want to hand-code your first website in 4-hours? Let's do this!

What are the requirements?

  • Adobe Photoshop CS3 or higher
  • Very basic knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • Text Editor (TextWranger, Espresso, or Coda recommended)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • In this course, you will learn how to slice up a Photoshop mockup and hand-code valid HTML5 & CSS3
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to turn a PSD into a beautiful, usable, and valid HTML5 & CSS3 website

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for beginners who have minimal knowledge or experience in Photoshop, and coding HTML & CSS
  • A very basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and Photoshop is recommended
  • First year web design students can greatly benefit from this course!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
A brief introduction of the course.
Section 2: Preparation
A brief overview of the Photoshop Mockup we will be coding.
This lecture lists everything needed in order to start building your HTML5 & CSS3 website.
This lectures covers how to set up a simple folder structure to lay the foundation of building a website.
This lecture contains a "Code Chunks" folder that includes individual HTML & CSS files for reference throughout the course.
Section 3: The PSD
This lecture outlines the Wireframe, and all of the most common elements used in building a website.

This lecture covers how to slice up your Photoshop Mockup and how to Save for Web & Devices.

Learning Outcomes

  • You will learn how to take a Photoshop Mockup and Save Optimized images and assets for use in your website
3 questions

A few quick questions to keep your brain in the game!

Section 4: HTML
In this lecture, we start laying the foundation for our website by hand-coding the HTML5 skeleton.
In this lecture we hand-code the HTML5 for the "Header" section of the website.
In this lecture, we hand-code the HTML5 for the "Content" section of the website.
In this lecture, we hand-code the HTML5 for the "Footer" section of the website.
4 questions
A quick little quiz to jog your HTML5 memory!
Section 5: CSS
In this lecture, we start the CSS3 section of the course. This simple video will show you how to hook a CSS file into your HTML file.
In this lecture, learn the difference between Normalize.css and Reset.css and why one or the other may benefit you more in your web development.
Save some time by downloading the normalize.css file in the extras section of this lecture.
In this lecture, we begin styling our website with CSS3.
In this lecture, we use CSS3 to style the Navigation section of our website.
In this lecture, we use CSS3 to style the Header section of our website.

In Part I of this lecture, we use CSS3 to style the primary "content" section of our website, including how to style "grid-style" columns.

In Part II of this lecture, we use CSS3 to style the sidebar of our website.
Note: The volume in this video is, unfortunately, a bit quiet. Just be sure to turn your speakers up a bit :)
In this lecture, we use CSS3 to style the Footer section of our website.
3 questions

A pop quiz to jog your CSS3 memory!

Section 6: Validation
In this lecture, we validate our HTML5 and fix any major errors or bugs that may have creeped into our code.
In this lecture, we validate our CSS3 and fix any necessary errors or bugs that may have creeped into our code.
3 questions

Just a quick little pop quiz about validating your code.

Section 7: Conclusion
In this final video, we briefly review the material of the course.
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Instructor Biography

Brad Hussey, Freelancing Web Designer @ Code College

A highly skilled professional, Brad Hussey is a passionate and experienced freelancing web designer, developer, blogger and digital entrepreneur. Hailing from North Of The Wall (Yellowknife, Canada), Brad made the trek to the Wet Coast (Vancouver, Canada) to educate and equip himself with the necessary skills to become a spearhead in his trade of solving problems on the web, crafting design solutions, and speaking in code.

Brad's determination and love for what he does has landed him in some pretty interesting places with some neat people. He's had the privilege of working with, and providing solutions for, numerous businesses, big & small, across the Americas.

Brad builds custom websites, and provides design solutions for a wide-array of clientele at his company, Brightside Studios. He regularly blogs about passive income, living your life to the fullest, and provides premium quality web design tutorials and courses for tens of thousands of amazing people desiring to master the craft.

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Instructor Biography

Code College, The Best Coding Courses on the Web

Code College is an online school that provides high quality learning material, courses, and training videos for students looking to learn web design, web development, marketing, online business, and more!

Founded in 2014 by Canadian entrepreneur, successful instructor, and blogger, Brad Hussey, Code College is a growing network of highly skilled instructors who provide the best quality tutorials, courses and learning material on the web.

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