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1. Getting to Know HTML: The Language of the Web > What does the Web server do?

What does the Web server do?

Web servers have a full time job on the Internet, tirelessly waiting for requests from Web browsers. What kinds of requests? Requests for Web pages, images, sounds, or maybe even a movie. When a server gets a request for any of these resources, the server finds the resource, and then sends it back to the browser.

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