Web Storage is a software method and protocol used for storing data in a web browser. It is similar to HTTP session cookies, for storing name-value pairs on the client side, but with a greatly enhanced capacity. The web storage offers storage capacity between 2MB and 10 MB depending on the browser. Check the detailed list of all the storage capacities for various browsers here.
In this article, I will give you a brief overview of web storage API and we will go through some of the libraries and tools related to web storage.localStorage and sessionStorage
There are two kinds of storage areas within web storage:
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