The home page is the start page of a website of a company, person, institution or organization.
The homepage is at the top of the HTTP server's document hierarchy. When a browser makes a request to the Web server, the server transmits the corresponding homepage or Web page using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).
The homepage is a complete screen page or window from which the following pages can be accessed via headings, subheadings or textual or graphical links. It forms the point of origin of the website in the root directory and is uniquely assigned by the domain name, e.g. www.itwissen.info. The web pages linked and associated with the homepage have the domain name of the homepage in their Uniform Resource Locator (URL).