Internet Basics. What’s in a name? Internet Vocabulary Where do I start? Browsers Where exactly am I? Internet Addresses-URLs How can I come back here? Bookmarks. Internet Vocabulary adapted from The Non-Designer’s Web Book.
adapted from The Non-Designer’s Web Book
They may not LOOK alike…
…but they all ACT alike!
Internet Address - URL
ADDRESS: personal ss#
123 West SunnysideChicago, IL 60600
In the same way that your home has an address and you have a social security number, each of the millions of pages on the Internet has an address.
An Internet Address is called a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).
Easy to use
Saves search time
Can be organized in folders
Never wait to save a site
Keep your list organized
Delete old bookmarksBookmarksBookmarks are most often used to “save” the URL of the site that is visible in the browser window.