home page

n. A web page intended to be the primary or root point of entry to a website or to a collection of web pages that comprise a document.


A home page is frequently named index, default, or home, and may have a file extension of .htm, .html, .asp, .cfm, or .jsp. A home page is frequently published as the logical entrance to a site or document and contains introductory matter and links to the rest of the site or document.