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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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Setting up your own home page can be as simple as, well, pointing and clicking.
Maybe they could incorporate a colorful campus snapshot on the home page, instead?
It's never finished,'' said Richard Walpole, an eighth-grade math teacher at California City, who created the school's home page and posted it in December.
Now, thanks in many ways to what the 21-year-old Smith College student learned from browsing college home pages on the Internet, she is hoping to transfer to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, next fall.
Once members are logged on, the home page will welcome them by complete name.
Placed prominently on the home page are links to two strong selling points for any community college--quick certification (Fast Track/Career in a Year), and ability to easily continue on to a bachelor's degree (Begin Your Bachelor's at SUNY Rockland).
from where he serves his congregation through a home page on the Internet.
Powell, who owes almost $67,000 in back payments for his two teen-age sons, is the first dad to appear on the District Attorney's Office's World Wide Web home page.
com India Limited (Nasdaq:REDF), one of the premier worldwide online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment and shopping services announced the launch of its new India home page which offers an increased width of content to reach out to users in India in the age group of 19 to 35 years.
Home page navigation is set up by users (prospective students, current students, faculty, and alumni), and help visitors quickly find the content most relevant for them.