A web browser is a computer program application found on all modern computers. They are also now a common feature of mobile phones or other mobile devices and tablet computers like the iPad or Android tablets.
Web browsers are used by people to find and read web pages on the Internet. The first web browser was created in 1990. Many different web browsers are now available. All web browsers are free. All web browsers can access websites but each browser has advantages and disadvantages. For example, some browsers focus on data security and preventing damage by viruses. Other browsers are designed to improve the speed that web pages appear on screen.
Some popular web browsers available to download:
Alternative browsers are:
Web browsers and HTML [change]
Most web pages are stored in the HTML format (HyperText Markup Language). HTML files contain computer language about how the text, pictures and links on a web page should look.
A web browser accesses a web page using a web address. It downloads the HTML file stored at that address. It then reads and translates the HTML file. The browser will then show the webpage on the screen as text, images and, and clickable links.
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