What is "Headless Browser" ?

1. A headless Browser is a Web Browser without a GUI, In other words it is a piece of software that access web-pages but doesn’t  show them to any human being.
2. They are actually used to provide content of web-pages to other programs.
3. Headless Browser can used for below mentioned reasons,

  •   How wide the page would appear for  a user.
  •   What color of the Text would be?
  •   The font family used.
  •   What the x/y coordinates of an object is  and many more.

Basically it understands web-pages like a browser.

3. ‘Phantomjs‘ is one of the example of the Headless Browser.


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