A report on World Wide WebWebsite and JavaScript

The historic World Wide Web logo, designed by Robert Cailliau.
The usap.gov website
A web page displayed in a web browser
The nasa.gov home page in 2015
A global map of the Web Index for countries in 2014
Server-side programming language usage in 2016.
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

JavaScript, often abbreviated JS, is a programming language that is one of the core technologies of the World Wide Web, alongside HTML and CSS.

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

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All publicly accessible websites collectively constitute the World Wide Web.

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

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

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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 historic World Wide Web logo, designed by Robert Cailliau.

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The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

Web page

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The home page of a website displayed in a web browser

A web page (or webpage) is a hypertext document on the World Wide Web.

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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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

A web browser (also referred to as an Internet browser or simply a browser) is application software for accessing the World Wide Web or a local website.

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.