Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Browser home buttonsThe homepage or home page is the name of the main page of a website where visitors can find hyperlinks to other pages on the site. By default, the homepage on all web servers is index.html, however, can also be index.htm, index.php, or whatever the developer decides.

How to get back to the homepage

  • Click on the browser home button that should resemble one of the home buttons on this page.
  • Most Internet browsers support the Alt+Home keyboard shortcut key to go to your home page.
  • In Mac Web browsers, try Command + Home or Option + Home.

Should I use "homepage" or "home page" in my writing?

Generally speaking, both versions are correct. However, most people and style guides today use "homepage" (one word) when talking about the main page of a website.

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