How to Build a Website: HTML & CSS for Beginners

NOTE: This is a two day course, Saturday and Sunday. You are paying to attend both days.

Session 1: Saturday August 17th,[masked]pm. We will go through setting up your text editor, how websites work, and an introduction to HTML and CSS.

Session 2: Sunday August 18th,[masked]pm. Now that we've mastered the basics of HTML and CSS we will move on to the formatting and layout of a website.

Want to learn how to build your own website? Already have your own Tumblr/WordPress/etc. site, but want to have more control over it? Interested in learning to program, but want to start small? This class is for you!

We will guide you through the basics of HTML and CSS, give you some readily-applicable skills, and answer any questions you may have along the way.

The course will be taught by Cara Jo Miller.

SendGrid Boulder 
929 Pearl Street #200 
Boulder, CO

There are several parking lots and structures located throughout the downtown Boulder area. Street parking is also available.


  • Your laptop and charger. Wifi & power strips will be provided
  • If you do not already have Google Chrome or Firefox, install it before class.
  • We will be using Sublime Text 2 ( in class.


We're here to help! If you have additional questions or would like to talk further before signing up for a class, please contact Cara Jo Miller ([masked]). 


SendGrid is our host for this class and is also providing snacks to power us through our code!


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  • Annette

    This event was the best learning experience for the price that I have attended since high school! It was a great introduction with tools to grow my skills further. I would recommend this to anyone wishing to start a web page with HTML and CSS. Excellent instructor and supportive TAs.

    2 · August 18, 2013

    • Cara J.

      Great to have you Annette! Thanks for the feedback!

      August 19, 2013

  • Irina

    Not letting me RSVP

    1 · August 16, 2013

    • Cara J.

      Is it saying the RSVPs are closed or its not allowing you to get past the payment system?

      August 16, 2013

    • Cara J.

      Are you still having difficulty? You should be able to RSVP up until the event starts today at 1pm. Email me at [masked] if you need any help!

      August 17, 2013

  • nadia

    Hey gals, remember that awesome & pretty HTML/CSS book C-J recommended, by John Duckett? Yay its ON SALE 20%off (30% members) @Barnes+Noble ($21.59 +tax) now! Cant wait to devour mine. Speaking of inspiration, here's another hilarious one:

    August 13, 2013

  • Jeanne

    I'm so looking forward to this - Thanks Cara Jo!

    July 24, 2013

    • Cara J.

      Looking forward to having you in class!

      July 24, 2013

  • Annette

    So excited to learn these things in a low pressure and fun environment!

    1 · July 21, 2013

    • Cara J.

      We're happy to have you! Look forward to meeting you soon!

      July 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Currently traveling abroad-- but when I return, I'd love to come to the next event.

    July 17, 2013

    • Cara J.

      We'd love to have you! We plan on having tons of events in the future!

      July 17, 2013

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