A Quick Guide On How to Start Building a Website With Code

January 31, 2024  /  
A Quick Guide On How to Start Building a Website With Code

Are you interested in learning how to code a website? The majority of website code is composed of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Learning these programming languages as a beginner necessitates hours of study and practice. 

Although there are multiple tools available that allow you to create any type of website without coding, using code gives you more room for customization. In this guide, we'll show you how to add code to a website that utilizes drag-and-drop website-building tools, as well as where to learn the fundamentals of code so you can build a website from scratch.

Where to Learn HTML and CSS

This website-building course in Codecademy takes about 9 hours to complete, but by the end, you'll know how to code a custom responsive website from scratch using HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap. Even after you finish the course, you'll need hours of practice to truly become proficient at coding websites from scratch.

Adding Code to Website Building Tools

How to Edit HTML on WordPress

To add or edit the HTML of a WordPress page or post, simply switch from the Visual editor to the Text editor on the back end. With a few clicks, you can access, change, and update the HTML on any page or post from the Text editor. By returning to the Visual editor, you can see your changes at any time.

How to Add Code Snippets with Wix

Before you begin, ensure that your Wix site has been published and has a domain associated with it. Navigate to the Settings section of your site's dashboard and select the Custom Code tab in the Advanced section. Click + Add Custom Code, then enter or paste the code snippet into the text box. Select the pages to which you want to apply the code. Finally, click Apply to save the code and see how it works.

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