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

For 25 years after the web commercialized, the things people made online—for home pages, blogs, and eventually social-media sites—happened separately from the devices used to view and interact with that material after publication. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "'Stories’ Are for Smartphones," 3 May 2018 Callers can write their concerns, the memo says, on the KATU.com home page, by clicking on the link to http://katu.com/content-concerns. Kristi Turnquist, OregonLive.com, "Sinclair Broadcast Group says promos on KATU and other stations 'served no political agenda'," 2 Apr. 2018 Free from intuitive features that readily hand over information into a newsfeed or a home page, the platform isn't the easiest ones to learn. David Yi, Harper's BAZAAR, "Your Updated Guide for Who to Follow on Snapchat," 2 Mar. 2017 Meyer Distributing’s home page also links to some of their suppliers pages, with many clearly indicating that many aren’t American companies — counter to what Braun contends. Washington Post, "AP FACT CHECK: GOP Senate hopefuls twist truth in nasty race," 27 Feb. 2018 Within an hour of the president's remarks, Patagonia updated the home page of its website. Author: David Gelles, Anchorage Daily News, "Patagonia v. Trump: Inside a battle over public lands," 6 May 2018 The second announcement is the launch of a public education campaign that will utilize the top of Facebook’s home page, perhaps the most valuable real estate on the internet. Nicholas Thompson, WIRED, "Exclusive: Facebook Opens Up About False News," 23 May 2018 The home page boasts that the facility receives a four-star quality rating from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Sam Roe, chicagotribune.com, "Inside Chicago's worst nursing home: bug bites, bruises and death," 13 June 2018 Because so many people want to see the town hall but were unable to get tickets, the event will be streamed live via the YouTube link found on the church’s website home page, www.dupageuuchurch.org. Suzanne Baker, Naperville Sun, "Naperville town hall with Parkland students to benefit Loaves & Fishes pantry," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of home page

1992, in the meaning defined above

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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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