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Dynamic Website

Example: "The softball association created a dynamic website that provides current team and player stats."

A dynamic website contains Web pages that are generated dynamically. Each time a user accesses a page within a dynamic site, the HTML is generated in real-time and is sent to the user's Web browser. The content is typically accessed from a database, which is why dynamic websites are often called "database-driven" sites. Most large sites contain dynamic content, while smaller sites may be designed as static websites.

Published: 2009

Definition from the PC Glossary