It is primarily coded in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML); Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are used to control appearance beyond basic HTML.Images are commonly used to effect the desired appearance and as part of the main content.Some alternatives, such as Nginx, Lighttpd, Hiawatha or Cherokee, are fully functional and lightweight.A static website is one that has web pages stored on the server in the format that is sent to a client web browser.The user's application, often a web browser, renders the page content according to its HTML markup instructions onto a display terminal.Hyperlinking between web pages conveys to the reader the site structure and guides the navigation of the site, which often starts with a home page containing a directory of the site web content.Similar to handing out a printed brochure to customers or clients, a static website will generally provide consistent, standard information for an extended period of time.
Documents were most often presented as plain text files without formatting, or were encoded in word processor formats.
is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.
Notable examples are wikipedia.org, google.com, and
Audio or video might also be considered "static" content if it plays automatically or is generally non-interactive.
This type of website usually displays the same information to all visitors.