Start Your Own Web Site: Handbook for New Designers
HTML/XHTML 101: Free Online Course for Beginners
If you are new to creating HTML web pages, and wish to get a more in-depth training experience, this is the next best thing to taking classroom training. Jennifer Kyrnin is the About.com guide to Web Design, and she has a tremendous tutorial available right here. What's even better: it's free!
Beginning Web Design Course
Focusing on page creation instead of HTML code, this About.com course is a great way to build your web site over a six-week cycle. About.com guide, Linda Roeder, has assembled a tremendous tutorial for beginners! It's free, too.