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.
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adapted from The Non-Designer’s Web Book
URL (Universal Resource Locator) = a web address that must be typed EXACTLY in the Locator Box at the top of the browser window.
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).
URLs are typed in the Netscape "location" box and the Internet Explorer "address" box.
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.