Web Page

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 page.

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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