YouTube is the largest online video delivery platform in the world. It’s a fantastic place for finding entertainment, learning and voicing your own opinion. Designers are no exception, there are lots of talented designers sharing valuable tip and tricks on YouTube.

If you are thinking of learning to code, start teaching yourself with the free resources available online. However since there are so many great YouTube channel available online, it’s hard to list all of them. But I’ve picked some of the best YouTube channels for learning web development and keep yourself up-to-date with the latest trends.

1. The New Boston

The New Boston has a huge array of high quality video tutorials (over 4200) on computer programming, game development, web design, and lots of other computer related topics. Initially it was a YouTube channel but later it grew into an online community. Man behind this awesome YouTube channel is Bucky Roberts.

Tutorial on: ECMAScript 6, React JS / Redux, Django, Angular 2, Gulp, Git, Python, SEO, SASS, SCSS, Grunt, Illustrator, MongoDB, PHP, Java, Ruby, Objective C

2. Derek Banas

Derek Banas has whole host of useful video tutorials on web design, development, programming tutorials. His videos receives over 30 million views every month, that is enough for anyone to realize how high quality these videos are. If you want to learn web development from scratch this channel would be one of your best options.

Tutorial on: C#, Visual Basic, Django, Python, NodeJS, AngularJS, MongoDB, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, Ruby on Rails, Java, SQLite, Android, HTML, PHP, Objective C

3. Brad Traversy

Brad Traversy is full stack developer who regularly creates web development tutorials in short easy to learn videos on any library, framework and programming languages. With over 600+ videos and 600k+ users his channel manily features the best online web development and programming tutorials for all of the latest web technologies including Node.js, Angular 2, React.js, PHP, Rails, HTML, CSS and much more.

Tutorial on: PHP, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Android you name it..

4. Adam Khoury

Adam Khoury teaches both programming contents and graphic design in his channel. You will find some of the best free JavaScript, PHP, CSS, HTML tutorials on his YouTube channel that could easily compete will any paid web development course.

Tutorial on: PHP, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Android

5. Codecourse

codecourse has a great library of PHP tutorials. You can build a complete website from scratch following their detailed step by step PHP tutorials. If you want to have a deeper understanding of you can check out their paid tutorials too.

Tutorial on: PHP (laravel, Symfony, Slim)

6. LevelUpTuts

Scott Tolinski has around 840+ free video tutorials on web development on his channel. This channel has the most in-depth easy to follow video tutorials on web development, guaranteed.

7. Google Chrome Developers

Latest and greatest talks on modern web development with pro-tips, insights, and techniques to help you level up your web development skill.


Screencast by Jesse Boyer on popular web development topics like PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Python, Linux, Photoshop, Illustrator and many more. Step right up if you’re interested in learning web development.

9. Quentin Watt Tutorials

Quentin Watt’s YouTube channel is entirely focused on web design and web development. He has free video tutorials on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Joomla, cPanel and many more.

10. DevTips

My personal favourite. Weekly videos on the subject of web design and development by Travis Neilson. Travis has a very unique style that makes this channel stand out from the crowd. In this channel you will find detailed tutorials on HTML5, CSS, SASS, Bootstrap, Foundation, jQuery, Ruby on Rails, GitHub.

11. LearnWebCode

As well releasing premium tutorials Brad Schiff has some in-depth tutorials in his YouTube channel.

Tutorial on: HTML, CSS, jQuery, WordPress

12. Naveed Ziarab

YouTube channel of UK based web developer Naveed Ziarab. He has some great video tutorials on Laravel, Gulp, Java, CSS, C Sharp, HTML, jQuery, Database, PHP, Backbone, C++.

13. TheDigiCraft

The Digital Craft is a dedicated website for teaching web development topics. They have a good deal of detailed straight forward videos on HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP, Ajax, Bootstrap,MySQL and many more.

14. Coder’s Guide

YouTube channel of Neil Rowe where he teaches basic web development concepts and break down complex web designing projects.

15. 1stWebDesigner

YouTube channel of 1stWebDesigner has couple of start to finish website development series. Which are very detailed and will help you to understand how the professional web development is done.

16. CSS Tricks

YouTube channel of well-known web design and development blog CSS Tricks by Chris Coyier. On their YouTube channel you will find some in-depth screencasts about various web development topics.

17. Brad Hussey

Brad Hussey has video tutorials on various web development topics that will help you to become a best web designer & coder.

Tutorial on: Bootstrap, SASS, jQuery, PHP, Freelancing

18. Helping Develop

Web design & development tutorial from Joseph Smith. He has video tutorial on HTML, PHP,CSS.

Tutorial on: HTML, CSS, PHP

19. Mackenzie Child

Tutorials released by Mackenzie Child is maybe of the best free video tutorials I’ve ever seen for learning Ruby on Rails. He will teach you how to develop real life projects like How to build a Pinterest Clone in Rails. Even if you are an experienced designer still you will find something new to learn from this channel.

20. easydevtuts

easydevtuts is great resource for keeping up-to-date with the latest trends in web development and design. It has to be your go to source if you want to learn Bootstrap.

Tutorial on: Bootstrap, Foundation, React, WordPress

21. WebDevMentors

WebDevMentors has some of the best video tutorials on front-end development. They have full step by step detailed courses on Bootstrap, Python & Java.

Tutorial on: Bootstrap, Python, Java, Android, PHP, HTML, Foundation.

22. Web in Action

YouTube channel of freelance web developer Richard Stibbard, where he develops various web projects from scratch.

Tutorial on: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, Linux, WordPress

23. MJD Web Design

Web design and development video tutorials on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP VBScript.

Tutorial on: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP VBScript.

24. Kirupa Chinnathambi

Kirupa, Author, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft runs a website to help people learn web development for free. He has some great tutorials on HTML, CSS, JavaScript and web animations.

Tutorial on: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and web animations.

25. Ihatetomatoes

Petr Tichy maybe has the best tutorials on web animations available in the internet. If you want to learn web animations you should just head over to his YouTube channel. Along with web design and development he has detailed tutorials on varius web animation framework like GreenSock, ScrollMagic, Skrollr and many more.

Tutorial on: GreenSock, ScrollMagic, Skrollr, CSS3, HTML5, SVG

26. Free Code Camp

freeCodeCamp is an open source community that help you learn to code. In return you will have to contribute your time to build projects for non-profit organizations. They designed a self-paced course to help anyone learn web development. According to their website, it takes about 2,080 hours to complete and get a Full Stack Developer certificate from freeCodeCamp. In Their YouTube channel they have lots of short conceptual videos on Math, Science, Software Engineering, Helping non-profits.

Tutorial on: Math, Science, Software Engineering, Open source software

Suggest Some of Your Favourite CHANNEL!

I’m sure that I may have missed some channels, since there are lots of talented designer releasing videos every day. I’d love to hear your own suggestions. What are some of your favourite YouTube channel for learning web design and development? Let us know in the comment.

Towhid is a Web developer & HubSpot certified Inbound Marketer. Co-founder of WPD and CMO at Optimizer WP. Love all things Football and very interested in how WordPress will change the industry.

12 Responses

  • 7 years ago

    I would also add Daniel Schiffman’s CodingTrain and Mpj’s FunFunFunction channels to the list, they’re very helpful and consistant.

  • Brad
    7 years ago

    What about Traversy Media?

    • Conrad
      5 years ago

      That’s what i’m saying brad!!!!

    • ShaQs
      5 years ago

      Your channel should even top the list

  • El Nuru
    6 years ago

    Traversy Media is certainly the best after TheNewBoston
    I really love his tutorials.

  • 6 years ago

    CodeTap is a great channel too.

    • 5 years ago

      Glad to see someone mention CodeTap! Such an underrated channel.

  • Damir
    6 years ago

    This is actually a great list Towhid! I know this because I’m already subscribed to a few of them 🙂 Glad you mentioned Brad Schiff’s LearnWebCode, as he has some really good JavaScript and WordPress tutorials!

  • Isaac
    6 years ago

    Traversy Media..????????????????…I am one of his fan.????????

  • Alfred
    5 years ago

    i think you should checkout mmtus! his videos are very very good

  • 5 years ago

    Great list! Hopefully you consider my YouTube channel for any future lists. My subscriber count is fairly low (in comparison with your featured YT channels) at 6,241 people but I pushing new content regularly. I speak about running a web development business with 3 locations, 33 in-house nerds, and 13 years of experience. My content is about web design contracts, how to get new clients, building your portfolio, my process, how to create a sales pitch, statements of work, how to create a custom RFP, and much much more… I’d really enjoy anyones feedback, because I’m always trying to grow. If you have a moment please visit – thank you very much for your time!

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