A report on Website and JavaScript

The usap.gov website
The nasa.gov home page in 2015
Server-side programming language usage in 2016.

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

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

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The usap.gov website

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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

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.

The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

Web page

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Hypertext document on the World Wide Web.

Hypertext document on the World Wide Web.

The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

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

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

Traditional browser arrangement: UI features above page content

Web browser

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Application software for accessing the World Wide Web or a local website.

Application software for accessing the World Wide Web or a local website.

Traditional browser arrangement: UI features above page content
Nicola Pellow and Tim Berners-Lee in 1992
Marc Andreessen, lead developer of Mosaic and Navigator, in 2007

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.

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

The source code for a simple computer program written in the C programming language. The gray lines are comments that help explain the program to humans in a natural language. When compiled and run, it will give the output "Hello, world!".

Programming language

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Any set of rules that converts strings, or graphical program elements in the case of visual programming languages, to various kinds of machine code output.

Any set of rules that converts strings, or graphical program elements in the case of visual programming languages, to various kinds of machine code output.

The source code for a simple computer program written in the C programming language. The gray lines are comments that help explain the program to humans in a natural language. When compiled and run, it will give the output "Hello, world!".
A selection of programming language textbooks; only a few of the thousands available.
Parse tree of Python code with inset tokenization
Syntax highlighting is often used to aid programmers in recognizing elements of source code. The language above is Python.

Perl, originally a Unix scripting tool first released in 1987, became common in dynamic websites.

Lisp, Smalltalk, Perl, Python, JavaScript, and Ruby are all examples of dynamically typed languages.

Sample form. The form is enclosed in an HTML table for visual layout.

Form (HTML)

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Sent to a server for processing.

Sent to a server for processing.

Sample form. The form is enclosed in an HTML table for visual layout.
Registration form of PHP-based e-commerce web-shop software ZenCart

These tasks used to be handled with JavaScript, but had become so common that support for them was added to the standard.

Forms are usually combined with programs written in various programming language to allow developers to create dynamic web sites.