Web browsers have come a long way since the days of the first web browser, Mosaic, and the like. Monopoly of the Microsoft Internet Explorer decisively broken and terminated possibly, forever. The most popular browsers for PCs include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Netscape, Safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer and so on. The browser is the most commonly used type of user agent. The largest collection of network related documents known as the World Wide Web.
Web browsers communicate with mainly via HTTP web server (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) to receive web pages. HTTP allows web browsers to submit information to Web servers and receive Web pages from them. The most commonly used HTTP is HTTP/1.1. Web pages are organized via URL (Uniform Resource Locator), which is interpreted as an address that begins with HTTP: HTTP Access. Many browsers support and many other URL-addresses and their corresponding types of protocols, such as FTP: for FTP (File Transfer Protocol), Gopher: for Gopher and HTTPS: for HTTPS (SSL encrypted version of HTTP).
A common file format for a web page, as a rule, HTML (Hyper-Text Markup Language) and is identified in the HTTP protocol using a MIME content type. Most browsers certainly support other technology formats in addition to HTML, images formats such as JPG, JPEG, PNG and GIF, and can be extended to support more through the use of plugins. A combination such as HTTP and URL protocol specification allows content developers to insert content images, animations, video, sound and streaming media into a web page or make them accessible through the web page.
Different browsers have uniqueness built in because of many features that they provide and very functions that they support. Modern browsers and web pages tend to use a lot of features and techniques that did not exist in the early days of the Internet such as extensions, plugins and add-ons.
List Of Popular Web Browsers
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- UC Browser
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