A report on Web pageWebsiteWeb browser and JavaScript

The home page of a website displayed in a web browser
The usap.gov website
Traditional browser arrangement: UI features above page content
The nasa.gov home page in 2015
Nicola Pellow and Tim Berners-Lee in 1992
Server-side programming language usage in 2016.
Marc Andreessen, lead developer of Mosaic and Navigator, in 2007

A website (also written as web site) is a collection of web pages and related content that is identified by a common domain name and published on at least one web server.

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Web pages are delivered by a web server to the user and displayed in a web browser.

- Web page

When a user requests a web page from a particular website, the web browser retrieves the necessary content from a web server and then displays the page on the user's device.

- Web browser

As of 2022, 98% of websites use JavaScript on the client side for webpage behavior, often incorporating third-party libraries.

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A website consists of many web pages linked together under a common domain name.

- Web page

All major web browsers have a dedicated JavaScript engine to execute the code on users' devices.

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The app used on these devices is called a web browser.

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It can also include JavaScript or WebAssembly programs, which are executed by the web browser to add dynamic behavior to the web page.

- Web page

Dynamic HTML uses JavaScript code to instruct the web browser how to interactively modify the page contents.

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Since the early 2000s, browsers have greatly expanded their HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and multimedia capabilities.

- Web browser
The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

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The historic World Wide Web logo, designed by Robert Cailliau.

World Wide Web

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Information system enabling documents and other web resources to be accessed over the Internet.

Information system enabling documents and other web resources to be accessed over the Internet.

The historic World Wide Web logo, designed by Robert Cailliau.
A web page displayed in a web browser
A global map of the Web Index for countries in 2014
This NeXT Computer was used by Sir Tim Berners-Lee at CERN and became the world's first Web server.
The World Wide Web functions as an application layer protocol that is run "on top of" (figuratively) the Internet, helping to make it more functional. The advent of the Mosaic web browser helped to make the web much more usable, to include the display of images and moving images (GIFs).
Graphic representation of a minute fraction of the WWW, demonstrating hyperlinks
A screenshot of a web page on Wikimedia Commons
Dynamic web page: example of server-side scripting (PHP and MySQL)
The usap.gov website
The inside and front of a Dell PowerEdge web server, a computer designed for rack mounting
Multiple web servers may be used for a high traffic website; here, Dell servers are installed together to be used for the Wikimedia Foundation.
The results of a search for the term "lunar eclipse" in a web-based image search engine

Documents and downloadable media are made available to the network through web servers and can be accessed by programs such as web browsers.

The original and still very common document type is a web page formatted in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).

Multiple web resources with a common theme and usually a common domain name make up a website.

Marc Andreessen and Jim Clark founded Netscape the following year and released Navigator, which introduced Java and JavaScript to the Web.