Web Browsers is a software that can be use in retrieving, presenting, navigating the information from several sources on the internet. The uniform resource is normally identified through the Uniform Resource Identifier or known as the URI. It is also described as an application program or a software that is specially designed that allows the users to have an access, restore and view the document and other information that can be found over the internet.
Browsers are mainly use in World Wide Web and have the ability to access information given by the servers of the web, be it a private network or data on the systems. There are numerous browsers namely, Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.
Principally, the function of the web browser is to provide information sources through fetching and retrieving and it permits the researcher to check on the information and have an access by means of navigation and following of links. The process starts when the user typed and input the Uniform Resource Locator or what is commonly known as the URL. It normally starts with http.
A browser has the ability to display images, audio, video as well as XML files. It is associated with contents such as image files, formatting information like CSS. Oftentimes, it has plug-ins that can support Flash applications as well as Java Applets. In cases of unsupported file, instead of directly displaying it, the system normally prompts the users to save the file instead, on the disk.