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Web browser software and web browser add-ons. If you are specifically looking for a Firefox or Chrome add-on/extension/plugin, please use the tag [firefox] or [chrome] instead.

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A web browser is a software application for browsing the World Wide Web using the HTTP or HTTPS protocol using technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Although browsers are primarily intended to use the World Wide Web, they can also be used to access information provided by web servers in private networks or files in file systems. Many web browsers also support additional protocols and technologies.