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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 Increase 187 (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, JSON, PHP, Python, AngularJS, SQL, Bootstrap, Node.js, jQuery, XQuery, AJAX, and XML. 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 the TryIt editor, readers can edit examples and execute the code in a sandbox.


  1. ^ a b c "W3schools.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2018-04-02. 
  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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