See also: homepage

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Etymology edit

home +‎ page. First attested in 1992.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhəʊmpeɪdʒ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhoʊmpeɪdʒ/
  • (file)

Noun edit

home page (plural home pages)

  1. The main or first page of a website or set of hyperlinked documents.
    • 1992, Ed Krol, The Whole Internet: User's Guide & Catalog, page 240:
      Creating Your Own Home Page
      The home page provided by CERN is a good entry point into the Web; it points you to a lot of resources fairly quickly.
  2. The default page set to open in a web browser or hypertext system when it starts up, or when its home function is invoked.
    A computer virus kept changing my home page to a site full of adware.
    • 2001, Michael Miller, Using the Internet and Web, special edition, Que Publishing, →ISBN, page 103:
      When you first launch Netscape, it will load your predefined home page. To change Netscape's home page, select Edit, Preferences.
  3. Someone's public personal home page/site on the World Wide Web.
    My home page is

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home page f (plural home pages)

  1. home page (the main page of a web site)
  2. home page (the web page set to open when a web browser is loaded)