Its a new HTML5 API offering important benefits for storing data in a web browser. It is more secure and faster. The data is stored in key/value pairs.
It offers two different storage areas
1) Local storage - Data placed in local storage is per domain and persists after the browser is closed.
2) Session storage- Data placed in session storage is for one session.(within the browser tab or window session)
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