- The web page or local file that automatically loads when a web browser starts or when the browser's "home" button is pressed : this is also called a start page. The user can specify the URLof the page to be loaded, or alternatively choose e.g. to re-load the most recent web page browsed.
- The initial or main web page of a web site, sometimes called the front page or landing page.
In the 1990s the term was also used to refer to a whole web site, particularly a personal site (perhaps originally because simple web sites often consisted of just one web page)
Example of home page: