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Web application development


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Start learning front- and back end web development with the w3schools courses and lay the foundations of your web application development skills.

Most applications used today are web-based. Developing web applications requires skills in both front end and back end development.

A good foundation of skills in front end development HTML, CSS and JavaScript, as well as skills in commonly used back end languages like SQL and PHP is a great place to start.


This is a structured and interactive version of the w3schools HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL and PHP tutorials together with the w3schools certifications.

Program overview

Enrollment fee: $295 (one time purchase)

Certification: Certified Web Application Developer

Includes: 6x certifications

Type: Self-paced

Time to complete: Around 125 hours

Prerequisites: None

Language: English

Attempts to pass each exam: Three

Deadline: None

Expiration of certificates: None

Exam format: Online, multiple choice

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The courses are self-paced with text based modules, practical interactive examples and exercises to check your understanding as you progress. Complete the modules and the final certification exams for each to get the w3schools certification for each course: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, and PHP.

What you will get:

6x Certifications in total

  • Certified HTML Developer
  • Certified CSS Developer
  • Certified JavaScript Developer
  • Certified SQL Developer
  • Certified PHP Developer
  • Certified Web Application Developer

The Certified Web Application Developer certification is granted when all the above certifications are obtained!

What you will learn: 

  • How to use the latest HTML 5 standard to HTML is used to format text, create hyperlinks, tables, lists, forms, display images and more.
  • How to use CSS to change the appearance and layout of all the pages in a Web site.
  • How to use JavaScript to improve the design, validate forms, detect browsers, create cookies, and much more.
  • How to store, change and retrieve data in databases with SQL.
  • How to generate dynamic page content, manage files and databases, and control user-access and data encryption with PHP.

How does it work?

Step 1: Course enrollment

Enroll by paying the enrollment fee and gain access to the course and final exam. There is no deadline to take the exam.

All questions in the exam are based on W3Schools content.


Step 2: Complete the course learning modules

The courses are self-paced with text based modules, practical interactive examples and exercises to check your understanding as you progress.

Complete the learning modules to unlock the final exam.


Learning module example preview:

HTML Module Example

Note: This example is from the HTML course.


Step 3: Take the exam

The exams are taken at the end of each course after finishing the course learning modules.

Immediately after completing the exam, you will be informed of your score and of your pass/fail status.

If you fail, or want to improve your score, you can take the exam one more time. The best result of the two attempts will count.

The certification exams all have 3 attempts to complete.


Exam example preview:

HTML Questions 1

Note: these are not real exam questions, but for example purpose only.


Step 4: Become certified

Pass the exams and get your certifications and your Certified Developer titles!

Each certificate gets a unique link that can be shared with others.

Validate your certification with the link or QR code.


Certificate of completion preview:

Certificate of completion preview for Web application development program

Step 5: Share your achievement

Upgrade your CV as well as your LinkedIn profile and share your achievement with the world. With W3schools is as easy as a, b, c.

Just go to 'My certificates' in your personal area and you would be able to add as well as share your certificate in LinkedIn with just one click!


My certificates preview:

Cert overview

Check out what it looks like in this example!


Share your certificate on LinkedIn in the Certifications section in just one click.

Web application development certification exam option

You currently are in the certification course option which includes access to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL, and PHP full courses. If you would like to enrol in the exam only version bundle, you can find it here:

Web application development Certification Exam Program

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Q: How do I do bulk enrolments? 
A: Are you an educator, manager, or business owner looking for courses or certifications? We are working with schools, companies, and organizations from all over the world. Add multiple users here.
Q: What payment options are available?
A: The main payment option for certification courses and exams is PayPal. PayPal accepts payment cards, as well as various other payment options depending on your location. With PayPal you can submit your payment card details and complete the purchase without needing to create a PayPal account. If PayPal is not available in your region, we can arrange for alternative payment options upon request. Contact our sales team directly at to check options.
Q: Do I get a discount for a program bundle if I have already purchased one of the certification courses or exams?
A: If you have already purchased one or more of the certifications included in the program bundles, you can get a discount for the price difference between what you have already paid and the full price of the program bundle. For example, if you have already purchased the HTML certifications and are interested in the Front end development bundle: You can pay the difference of 95 USD and get enrolled in the CSS and JavaScript certifications included in the Front end development bundle. To get the discount, contact our sales team directly at to request this. There is no automated process to apply these discounts.
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