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home page

Computing (on a website) the main document relating to an individual or institution that provides introductory information about a website with links to the actual details of services or information provided

home page

[‚hōm ′pāj]
(computer science)
A document in a hypertext system that serves as the point of entry to a web of related documents, and generally contains introductory information and hyperlinks to other documents in the web. Also known as welcome page.

home page

(World-Wide Web)
1. The top-level entry point web page relating to an individual or institution, or possibly a subject area. This often has a URL consisting of just a hostname, e.g. http://ncsa.uiuc.edu/. All other pages on a website are usually accessible by following links from the home page.

2. The web page a user's web browser is configured to load each time it is started. This will typically default to the home page (sense 1) of the organisation that produced or distributed the browser.

home page

The first page retrieved when accessing a website or the first screen displayed when a smartphone or tablet is started. It provides the main menu and starting point for the rest of the content on the site or device. See home screen, Web page and INDEX.HTML.
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Links back to the home page should never be hidden at the bottom of the page.
in West Hartford, Connecticut, reports as many as 2,500 visitors on its home page in six months, resulting in 5 to 10 new clients.
The Logo size should be bumped up on the home page and made consistent throughout the other site pages.
With home page real estate at a premium, why are there two links on the home page to facilitate sending the page to a friend?
The home page has generated interest from people far away.
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I had difficulty locating "Admissions" from the home page and actually had to conduct a site search for it.
With membership in AOL, you are allowed a free two-megabyte home page for personal or business use.
At a Glance" headlines: The home page has added sections highlighting headlines from each main section--including Markets, Technology and Opinion--to allow users to more easily see what's new at a glance.
Still, the school's home page gave me information about configurations of the computer labs, dorm layouts and student activities that had not been included in the school's catalog.