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Free web information
Type of site
Web Development Portal
Owner Refsnes Data
Created by Refsnes Data
Website www.w3schools.com
Alexa rank Negative increase 193 (October 2017)[1]
Commercial Yes
Registration Required for forum
Launched 1998
Current status Active

W3Schools is a popular web site for learning web technologies online.[2] Content includes tutorials and references relating to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, AngularJS, SQL, Bootstrap, Node.js, and jQuery. It receives more than 10 million unique visitors monthly.[1]

Created in 1998, its name is derived from the World Wide Web, but is not affiliated with the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).[3] It is run by Refsnes Data in Norway.[1] W3Schools presents thousands of code examples. By using an online editor, readers can edit examples and execute the code in a sandbox.


  1. ^ a b c "W3schools.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved October 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Learn HTML and CSS with w3Schools". Ca.wiley.com. Retrieved 6 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "About W3Schools". W3schools.com. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 

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