Since the invention of HTML and CSS there have always been a number of different services to help people create websites without having to touch a bit of code. Every year there are new services popping up to make the task easier. They also usually include some neat new tricks that competitors may not have heard of.
Even though these services make website building easier we still recommend learning HTML and CSS the old fashioned way. You can read about how Oliur, founder of UltraLinx, learned HTML/CSS in this insightful article.