Home page


A home page of Wikipedia is displayed in a web browser. The small house-shaped button in the upper left is for the browser's start page.

A home page (or homepage) is the main web page of a website.

The term also refers to one or more pages always shown in a web browser when the application starts up. In this case, it is also known as the start page.

The word "home" comes from the use of the Home key on a keyboard to return to the start page at any time.[1] (Home was a standard key long before the Web existed.) Many browsers also provide a button in the shape of a house for this.[2]

  1. ^ "Chrome keyboard shortcuts". Google. Retrieved 23 April 2021.
  2. ^ "How to Add Home Button in Browsers and Customize the Home Page?". WebNots. Retrieved 23 April 2021.

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