home page


Definition of home page

: the page typically encountered first on a website that usually contains links to the other pages of the site

Examples of home page in a Sentence

They have designed a simpler home page that is easier to use.
Recent Examples on the Web Please visit our home page eu.usatoday.com for other content that may be of interest to you. USA Today, "A message from the USA TODAY NETWORK," 14 Jan. 2020 An announcement also appeared on the home page of BlueIndy's website. Kellie Hwang, Indianapolis Star, "BlueIndy: Indianapolis electric car-sharing program to shut down," 20 Dec. 2019 Google started decorating its sparse home page with doodles in 2000, when the company's founders asked an intern to create a doodle for Bastille Day. Leah Asmelash, CNN, "Monday's Google Doodle is a tribute to the Mexican game Lotería, and you can play it, too," 9 Dec. 2019 The survey can be accessed from the home page of the Clear Creek ISD website at www.ccisd.net. Carissa D. Lamkahouan, Houston Chronicle, "Tuesday hearing set on Clear Creek ISD school start times," 21 Oct. 2019 But at the same time, it’s created an ecosystem where people’s whole internet experience is mediated through Google’s home page and Google’s other products. Los Angeles Times, "48 states are probing Google on antitrust grounds. Why isn’t California?," 9 Sep. 2019 Within five hours both of the posts had been removed from his home page without any warning or notification to Atkinson, the lawsuit said. Dave Altimari, courant.com, "Quinnipiac Law student sues Facebook for removing posts naming White House whistleblower," 12 Nov. 2019 The home pages of NBC News, ABC, CNN, or Fox had little to no 2020 coverage, Sparber adds. NBC News, "Election meddling is at the heart of Trump's call with Ukraine's president," 26 Sep. 2019 Get our daily newsletter The top of the home page showcases The Economist today, seven stories selected for you every day. The Economist, "The Economist’s new website," 25 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of home page

1992, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of home page was in 1992

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20 Jan 2020

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“Home page.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20page. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of home page

: the part of a Web site that is seen first and that usually contains links to other parts of the site

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Kids Definition of home page

: the page of a World Wide Web site that is seen first and that usually contains links to the other pages of the site or to other sites

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