HTML and CSS Reference
Now let's take a look behind the scenes and step through how the
browser retrieves and displays this page when it is requested from
First, the browser retrieves the file “elixir.html” from the server.
Em pty browser win dow; nothing retr ieved yet.
Next the browser reads the “elixir.html” file, displays it, and sees it
has four images to retrieve. So, it needs to get each one from the web
server, starting with “green.jpg”.
The HTML p age is retrieved, but the browser
still needs to get the images.