Web Components…need to know!

Web Components what you need to know!

Within this article all the key information associated with Web Components will be viewable.


Tim Berners-Lee and his team at are credited with inventing the original HTTP along with HTML and the associated technology for a web server and a text-based web browser. Berners-Lee first proposed the “WorldWideWeb” project in 1989—now known as the World Wide Web.

Tim Bernes-Lee



“Web Components are a set of features currently being added by the W3C to the HTML and DOM specifications that allow for the creation of reusable widgets or components in web documents and web applications.”.

Why are they important?

Web components allow the internet to run! Without these web components such as hardware, software and protocol it would be impossible to use the internet.


Within technology, a protocol is a specific set of rules that end points in a network connection use when they communicate. These protocols specify interactions between the communicating entities.


HTTP is an abbreviation of Hypertext Transfer Protocol, this protocol is used to send a command to a web server asking it to gather and transmit the requested web page.

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HTTP is an abbreviation of Hypertext Transfer Protocol over secure socket layer, this is the result of layering HTTP on top of SSL or TLS.

Web Servers

A web server is a program that use’s HTTP to serve the files that form a web pages at a user’s request. A web server has to store all of the websites files. These include HTML documents, images, CSS styles, videos and any more.

To publish a website you need either static or a dynamic web server. A static web server consists of a computer with an Http server. A dynamic web server consists of static web server plus extra software.

Super computers called servers.




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