Web Languages

While there are many languages that apply to and are used by the web, three are core: HTML, CSS and JavaScript. We will look at some other, related languages but these three will be the core.


The foundation for all content on the web. It describes the page structure, text and content elements.


CSS Controls the visual style of the page, from text to layout and more. It also is used to add simple interaction, motion and animation to pages.


JavaScript can dynamically change HTML and CSS on a page as well as read and write data. It is essential for highly interactive sites, web apps and dealing with data.