A web page is a web document (or file) that is stored on a host computer
on the internet, and is displayed in a web browser. A web browser
displays a web page on a monitor or mobile device. The web page (a
computer file), is usually written in HTML or comparable markup
language, which provides hypertext that will navigate to other web pages
via links. Web browsers use web resources centered around the written
web page, such as style sheets, scripts and images, to present the web
On a network, a web browser can retrieve a web page from a remote web
server. On a higher level, the web server may restrict access to only a
private network such as a corporate intranet or it provide access to the
World Wide Web. On a lower level, the web browser uses the Hypertext
Transfer Protocol (HTTP) to make such requests.
A static web page is delivered exactly as stored, as web content in the
web server's file system, while a dynamic web page is generated by a web
application that is driven by server-side software or client-side
scripting. Dynamic web pages help the browser (the client) to enhance
the web page through user input to the server.
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