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HTML How to Make a Website Beginning HTML and CSS Introduction to HTML and the Portfolio Project

I'm bored.

I know this HTML & CSS, but I can't make great work.

6 Answers

Rose Hurst
Rose Hurst
5,658 Points

There are many elements to building a website. Have you considered looking at areas of development rather than design?

I very much doubt Picasso created amazing paintings when he first started either ;) Keep at it and you will improve as your knowledge and confidence does.

If you don't like the design aspect then perhaps research other areas that may interest you more and that you can move onto after you have completed the html and css parts.

There is something blocking me from reaching my goal, I don't know yet what is it?

I know basics of HTML and CSS and PHP but I can't make real project.

Rose Hurst
Rose Hurst
5,658 Points

I agree with Kirill and Jonathan in terms of at least knowing and understanding HTML and CSS, and the OP did state they knew these already. It should be understood that while someone may completely understand the mechanics of the subjects, we all know it is more than just knowing the codes. Some people very much struggle with the aesthetics of web design. While practice can certainly help...it may not be a strength leading to expertise. What I have witnessed from working with others over the years...that their strengths may lay in other areas such as the development aspect.

I know plenty of developers that can write some mind-blowing scripts...and yet have them turn around and attempt to implement that into a web page...not happening. I think everyone strives to be an expert in every area, and I'm not so sure this is possible. I think it's more likely to be the case of knowledgeable in all areas, and expert in a few.

I agree with you too, a few years ago I tried to be a web developer then I stopped, Then I wanted to be a Desktop programmer , Ethical Hacker ....... finally I found that you can't be better in all areas, You can just have a knowledge about them as you say.

I Just signed up, Now I'm going to follow just one tutorial.

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,243 Points

HTML and CSS are pretty much crucial, I;m afraid if you want to get into the game. I've finished the HTML and CSS parts of the track and I'm getting to the design parts now and I feel like I'm finally getting onto the more "exciting" parts of Treehouse.

Not that I'm saying HTML and CSS aren't exciting but I knew a lot of the material in the track already. I can't wait to go deeper into what Treehouse has to offer.

The boredom will not last long. :)

Yeah go on, I hope one day I will see one of your projects.

Kirill Lavrishev
Kirill Lavrishev
3,699 Points

You have to know the basic that are usually boring. :)

Yes, They are but I already knew them. I just want to organise how I learn them.