Web resources for Web Design
Learning HTML and CSS
CSS from the Ground Up
Excellent tutorial on HTML and CSS using the ‘correct modern style’ encouraged on the course.
W3Schools has lots of good tutorials at all levels. It is also a good place to start with more advanced stuff, such as PHP.
Open source text editors for web design
Nice open source text editor.
Open source text editor with lots of features.
Useful tools to help with web design
W3C HTML Validator
The W3C Validation Service — check your HTML conforms to web standards.
W3C CSS Validator
The W3C Validation Service — check your CSS conforms to web standards.
A great tool for editing your images online. Useful if you do not have PhotoShop.
A tool for picking colours.
A tool for blending colours.
A lightbox ‘plugin’ for your image galleries.
An extensive collection of jQuery plugins.
A basic guide to using WordPress.
Domain and hosting resources
The administrators of .uk domain names. Use the site to check if your UK domain name is available.
Reliable Brighton–based web hosting.
Links to more than you ever need to know about metatags.
More advanced CSS
More advanced CSS stuff, focusing on browser compatibility issues.
Responsive Web Design Basics
Getting started with responsive design.
Good reference for the new tags in HTML5.
The CSS Playground
The CSS playground — lots of good advanced examples for those who know the basics.
A List Apart
Advanced articles and discussions on CSS–based web design.