However, all web applications have a number of characteristics in common:
They do not need to be downloaded and installed on the device, they are hosted on the server and can be accessed from any browser, avoiding any space limitation.
They are very compatible and accessible. A single development is required for them to run on different operating systems and be accessible from any device with an internet connection.
Its maintenance and updating are simple. There is no incompatibility between versions because all users use the same one.
Website Vs. Web Application
The main differences between a website and a web application are that, as we will see with the following types of applications, these are focused on user interaction, are oriented to fulfil a specific task and are more complex. By providing more functionality, web applications have a backend, database, authentication, etc.