home page

noun

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 The turkeys have become unofficial city mascots, with photos of a flock featured on the home page of the city’s website. Michael Cabanatuan, SFChronicle.com, "Packs of wild turkeys are turning heads and blocking traffic in this East Bay city," 29 Dec. 2020 An aerial shot of the mural appeared on the home page of the Times’ Web site and on countless social-media feeds. Victor Luckerson, The New Yorker, "The Defacement and Destruction of Black Lives Matter Murals," 19 Nov. 2020 Now, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a trade association for the firearms industry, carries a suicide-prevention video on the home page of its website, and invites suicide experts to give talks at online events. Roni Caryn Rabin, New York Times, "‘How Did We Not Know?’ Gun Owners Confront a Suicide Epidemic," 17 Nov. 2020 To get on the waiting list, log in to www.jrmc.org, go to the very top of the home page, and select www.jrmc.org/covid19. Pine Bluff Commercial, Arkansas Online, "Calendar Jan. 18, 2021," 19 Jan. 2021 In addition to displaying advertising on their own platforms, such as Google’s search engine and Facebook’s home page, websites, app developers and publishers rely on the companies to secure advertising for their pages. New York Times, "Behind a Secret Deal Between Google and Facebook," 17 Jan. 2021 Then you’ll be brought to the home page to start learning. Ellen Mcalpine, CNN Underscored, "Memrise is a language learning app that rises above the rest," 30 Dec. 2020 Hipgnosis, with a home page that opens with a securities disclaimer, aspires to turn music rights into plain old tradable assets, like stocks, bonds and commodities. Star Tribune, "Schafer: What's behind the big decision Bob Dylan just made," 18 Dec. 2020 There’s your home page, a learn tab and then an explore tab. Ellen Mcalpine, CNN Underscored, "Memrise is a language learning app that rises above the rest," 30 Dec. 2020

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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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21 Feb 2021

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“Home page.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20page. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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home page

noun

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

home page

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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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