What is a web application?
Most often, a web application is compared to a computer program. It must first be installed on your computer so that it works for you and fulfills the task within its functions. The web application operates online and in order to use it, you just need to visit the domain on which it is hosted.
An example of a web application is Netflix or Facebook platform. If you visit these platforms within a web browser, they will work for you as a website (web application) without installation. The mentioned platforms also have mobile applications that can be installed on a mobile device or tablet.