Updated: 06/02/2020 by Computer Hope

Static may refer to any of the following:

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1. Static is another term used to describe constant. For example, many web pages are static web pages HTML pages, which means none of the content being displayed was generated by other code or a script. Static pages do not change unless the creator manually makes a change to the file and looks the same to all visitors.


See our dynamic website page for further information about static and dynamic websites and comparison between the two.

2. Static is an electrical discharge, see our ESD page for further information about a static discharge, aka ESD, and the potential dangers it can cause to a computer or electronics.

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