Web Resources With Free Web Dev Tutorials

All the resources you need to learn web development can be found online for free. There are plenty of premium courses, but there are also many free tutorials and guides that can teach you everything, from the basics of HTML/CSS to PHP, or even Node development.

In this post, I want to share the top sites and blogs offering the best web dev tutorials. If you pick some tutorials from these sites and put in the time to practice, you’ll be surprised how much you can learn just from free content.

1. TutsPlus

This blog is full of tutorials, which are super detailed and really aim to dig deep into the subject matter.

You can search tutorials by tags or browse the whole web development category. Tutorials range from basic HTML5/CSS3 tuts into more complicated libraries and frameworks for languages like JavaScript, PHP, and Ruby.

2. Scotch

Scotch is another detailed blog. They have an entire tutorials category, full of complex web development tutorials. Their tuts mostly target intermediate-level developers.

3. Smashing Magazine

This web design magazine also covers a lot of coding tutorials related to frontend development and PHP/WordPress projects.

There you can find articles, tutorials, and more for both designers and developers. Topics include design, UX design, code, WordPress, mobile apps and design, graphics, etc. They cover software, concepts, news, etc., that includes CSS, Photoshop, eCommerce, plugins, themes, and lots more.

4. W3Schools

W3Schools is the best place for beginners to learn different things from the basics of HTML/CSS to JavaScript, Ajax, PHP, SQL, and other related web languages. It’s often used as a reference guide, but the tutorials are just as helpful when you’re getting started.

5. CSS-Tricks

This site originally covered CSS and now has a team of 11 that covers every aspect of web design and development. Their content includes articles, videos, code snippets, etc., and includes tutorials, news, general information, and more.

6. WPBeginner

WordPress is the largest CMS on the planet, and it grows larger every year. If you need to learn how to do anything with WordPress, I guarantee this site has you covered. You can learn basic features, like creating shortcodes, or you can even get into nuanced topics, like custom admin notices, in the admin panel.

7. HTML5 Doctor

Here’s another resource site that also offers a decent amount of tutorials. If you’re new to HTML, then it can be a great place to start.

The site offers a full index of all the major HTML elements, with optional attributes and how they work together. But you can browse their collection of articles to see what’s offered and what you can study.

8. SitePoint

Incredible content for all areas of web design and development on this one. Content includes articles, courses, tutorials, books, or anything else related to designing and building websites. They discuss code (HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, and Ruby), mobile, WordPress, design, UX, entrepreneur, and anything to do with web technologies.

9. TutorialZine

This site include tips, tutorials, freebies, compilations, UI, UX, news, and experiments. The articles cover a lot of code development and include HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, JavaScript, and PHP. They even have a free ebook on jQuery.

10. Queness

This is a blog that’s devoted to web design and development that contains lots of tutorials and code snippets. Categories include techniques, tutorials, web design, web development, WordPress, JavaScript, mobile development, typography, and more. Articles include news, giveaways, links to resources, theme roundups, and more.

11. WinningWP

This blog focuses on WordPress-related techniques and resources, and providing useful tips to anyone with an interest in WordPress. The content is provided by web designers, coders, and professional creatives from around the world. Topics include themes, plugins, hosting, SEO, security, performance, tutorials, tips, blogging, widgets, design, marketing, social media, news, trivia, and much more. Even though the primary focus is WordPress other CMS’s are included as well.

12. Fresh Web Dev

This site covers web design and development with a focus on WordPress, Javascript, CSS, PHP, Design, HTML5, and others. It includes tutorials and articles for products such as WordPress, Photoshop, writing code, server-side Linux development and setup, fonts, graphics, and more. They also provide links to deals and free resources.

That’s all for today.

Have a nice day!

Bradley Nice,
Content Manager at ClickHelp.co— best online documentation tool for SaaS vendors