Open an HTML File in a Browser
Let's download an HTML file and open it in a browser (I use Firefox
). This will help you understand what your browser does when you go to a web site.
- Reads an HTML file (along with other files, like images)
- Formats the HTML
- Displays the results to you
First, download this file:
Then open the file in a browser (Firefox, Chrome, or Internet Explorer):
The point of this exercise was to show you that web browsers read HTML documents, whether those HTML documents are on your computer or on a web server.
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