You can browse and search the Web with Emacs. The browser is called
Emacs Web Wowser, and is abbreviated as
The browser not only accepts website addresses, but also search terms. When you give it a search term, it uses the privacy-respecting web search-engine
When in the browser, you can do most things that you can do with other browsers. For example, you can create and visit bookmarks, view HTML page source etc. You can also stop using the wowser and browse the page with your default system browser.
Once you have used the Wowser and experienced it’s limitations, you may wonder why you would want to use it. The answer to this question, requires a little change in your perspective. Don’t look at the Wowser as a browser, but as a handy HTML-to-text converter that extracts content from your favourite web-pages to your personal notebooks.
Launch the Browser
Enter a Website address or a Search Term
Homepage of GNU Emacs as seen in the Emacs Web Wowser
Web Search for the term
Emacs as seen on the Wowser
The Wowser Menu