A report on Web pageWebsite and Web browser

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.

- Website

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

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

- Web page

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

- Website
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.

JavaScript

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Programming language that is one of the core technologies of the World Wide Web, alongside HTML and CSS.

Programming language that is one of the core technologies of the World Wide Web, alongside HTML and CSS.

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

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

An example of a hyperlink as commonly seen in a web browser, with a mouse pointer hovering above it

Hyperlink

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Reference to data that the user can follow by clicking or tapping.

Reference to data that the user can follow by clicking or tapping.

An example of a hyperlink as commonly seen in a web browser, with a mouse pointer hovering above it
Several documents being connected by hyperlinks
How internal MediaWiki links work when one wants to create a link that displays words different from the linked page's title.
Douglas Engelbart and his team at SRI, 1969

Webgraph is a graph, formed from web pages as vertices and hyperlinks, as directed edges.

A web browser usually displays a hyperlink in some distinguishing way, e.g. in a different color, font or style, or with certain symbols following to visualize link target or document types.

Somewhat controversially, Vuestar Technologies has tried to enforce patents applied for by its owner, Ronald Neville Langford, around the world relating to search techniques using hyperlinked images to other websites or web pages.

PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.

Web server

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Computer software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP or its secure variant HTTPS.

Computer software and underlying hardware that accepts requests via HTTP or its secure variant HTTPS.

PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static content only.
The inside and front of a Dell PowerEdge server, a computer designed to be mounted in a rack mount environment. It is often used as a web server.
Multiple web servers may be used for a high traffic website.
Web server farm with thousands of web servers used for super-high traffic websites.
ADSL modem running an embedded web server serving dynamic web pages used for modem configuration.
First web proposal (1989) evaluated as "vague but exciting..."
The world's first web server, a NeXT Computer workstation with Ethernet, 1990. The case label reads: "This machine is a server. DO NOT POWER IT DOWN!!"
Sun's Cobalt Qube 3 – a computer server appliance (2002, discontinued)
PC clients connected to a web server via Internet
PC clients communicating via network with a web server serving static and dynamic content.
Directory listing dynamically generated by a web server.
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Market share of all sites for most popular web servers 2005–2021
Chart:
Market share of all sites for most popular web servers 1995–2005

A user agent, commonly a web browser or web crawler, initiates communication by making a request for a web page or other resource using HTTP, and the server responds with the content of that resource or an error message.

A high-traffic Internet website might handle requests with hundreds of servers that run on racks of high-speed computers.