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The CodeHS Web Design Level 1 Certification Exam proves students’ foundational understanding of HTML & CSS topics. This certification can serve as a stepping stone for students’ career aspirations and help build programming skill credibility.

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Exam Format

  • Format: 45 Multiple Choice Questions

  • Delivery Method: Online Timed Exam

Topics & Concepts Covered

Intro to the Internet 

  • URL

  • Hosting a Site

  • Internet Censorship

  • Browsers


  • HTML Structure

  • Differences between head and body tags

  • Links and anchors

  • HTML Tables

  • iFrames

  • Images

  • Links

  • Lists

  • Styling

  • DOCTYPE Declaration

  • Syntax

  • Comments

  • br; hr 

  • Copyright

  • Colors


  • CSS syntax

  • Selectors, properties, values

  • CSS animation

  • Pseudo-classes

  • Box model

  • Colors, backgrounds, borders

  • Specificity

  • Cascade

  • Visibility

  • Fonts and font families

  • Gradients

  • inline styles, internal style sheets, and external style sheets 

Advanced HTML and CSS 

  • Divs vs Spans

  • Image Manipulation

  • Interaction

  • File Paths - multi-file

  • Using Frameworks

  • Designing User Interfaces

  • Accessibility


There are no prerequisites to take the CodeHS Web Design Level 1 Certification Exam. However, we recommend that students take the CodeHS Web Design Course to prepare for the exam.

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