Let's download an HTML file and open it in a browser (I use Firefox and Chrome). 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.
Extract the .zip file:
Then open the file in a browser (Firefox, Chrome, or Edge):
The result is:
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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