The next step in the web development process is writing the code.
Developers will use different coding languages for the front-end and back-end of websites, as well as for different functionalities of the site (such as design, interactivity, etc.) These different languages work together to build and run your site.
Let’s start with the most commonly-used language. Almost every website uses these three together, and yours probably will, too.
HyperText Markup Language has been used since the 1990s. It’s the foundation of all websites and represents the bare minimum of what’s needed to create a website. (Yes, you can [create a website with only HTML It wouldn’t look too pretty, though.)
was developed in the late 1990s. It adds design elements like typography, colors, and layouts to websites — it’s the cosmetic code.
CSS allows developers to transform your website to match the aesthetic you envisioned for your site, and like HTML5, CSS is compatible with all browsers.
Here’s a code snippet for customizing the jumbotron element in