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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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