How does the Website/Browser work?

Understand This Important Concept to Become a Better Web Developer.

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  1. The URL gets resolved by the DNS server
  2. A request is sent to the server of the website
  3. The response of the server is parsed
  4. The webpage is rendered (painted)

Step 1: The URL Gets Resolved — DNS Lookup

Step 2: A Request Is Sent to the Server

Step 3: The Response Is Parsed

Step 4 — The Web Page Is Painted

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