What is Browser


A Web browser is a software used to access the World Wide Web. When a user searches for any query in a web browser, the web browser looks into all web servers and shows a user the relevant results in snippets. In simple the web browser is the software we use to access websites.

Some Examples of browsers:

Today there are so many browsers used, some are there.

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer
  • UC Browser
  • Lynx

What are extensions in the browser?

To make the browser easy developers, developed extensions. They make the use of the browser easy, and some of the tasks are never completed by the browser itself so we used extensions

Types of Extensions.

There are two types of extensions

  • Web Extensions
  • Custom Extensions

Web Extensions :

The web extensions are extensions available on the web store and they can be easily added.


Some example are

  • Bookmarker sidebar
  • Helperbird
  • Google Translator

Custom Extensions:

The Web extensions that are not available on the web store, are developed by some other developers and to add them we need to be on developer mode first are known as custom extensions.

example :

  • Bulk URL Opener1.12.0
  • Free VPN – 1VPN3.1.0
  • Adblock – 1Block2.1.0


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