Updated: 01/18/2023 by Computer Hope

Web may refer to any of the following:

1. The web is an abbreviation for the World Wide Web.

Should I capitalize the "W" in web?

Both the capitalized and lowercase versions of "web" are correct. However, most style guides (e.g., Microsoft Manual of Style and The Associated Press Stylebook) suggest writing the word in lowercase unless at the beginning of a sentence.

2. Web is a modifier in the following words.

One-word web-based terms

Hyphenated web-based words

Web-based words with two or more words

3. The Internet domain suffix .web is used for websites about the World Wide Web.

4. When discussing a movie, Web is a documentary directed by Michael Kleiman released on November 16, 2013. The documentary follows Peruvian families using the Internet for the first time through the One Laptop per Child program.

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