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Vocabulary. Internet Terms. ISP. Internet Service Provider Provides access to the internet, usually for a fee Examples: AOL , Comcast, AT&T. WWW. World Wide Web A collection of text and media files stored for access via the I nternet. Hyperlink.

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Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Internet Terms


ISP

  • Internet Service Provider

  • Provides access to the internet, usually for a fee

  • Examples: AOL, Comcast, AT&T


WWW

  • World Wide Web

  • A collection of text and media files stored for access via the Internet


Hyperlink
Hyperlink

  • Links to another page or part of the internet

  • Can be any part of the screen, not just words

    • Text

    • Picture

    • Icon

  • Blue, underlined words


Http:

  • Set of standards used by computers to move and store files on the Internet


HTML

  • Hyper Text Markup Language

  • The standard computer programming language that formats internet pages

  • <title>


Web p ages
Web Pages

  • A collection of information made using HTML

  • Can contain text, forms, photos, video, & sound


Web b rowser
Web Browser

  • Software that is used to view and interact with files on the Internet

  • Example: Internet Explorer, Netscape, Safari, Firefox, Chrome


Download
Download

  • Transfer files from the Internet to your personal computer

  • You need to be careful about downloading viruses with the files


Domain name
Domain Name

  • Official name of an Internet site that uses words and phrases to identify and locate computers on the Internet

  • The domain name must be unique

    • No websites can have the same domain name

  • Letters after the dot designate which type of website


Extensions
Extensions

  • .com – commercial (businesses)

  • .edu – educational (schools)

  • .org – non-profit

  • .net – network

  • .mil – military

  • .gov – government


URL

  • Uniform Resource Locator

  • Standard web address and it must have two parts

    • Http

    • Domain name

  • 1) Http:// - type of language

  • 2) www – gets onto the world wide web

  • 3) google – domain name (unique!)

  • 4) .com – type of website


Homepage
Homepage

  • Main web page

  • Starting point of a website that gives links to different parts of the site


Search engine
Search Engine

  • Software that creates indexes of Internet sites based on keywords or full text

  • The more specific your key words, the better results you will get

  • Example: Google, Yahoo


Key words
Key Words

  • Specific words used in a search that help limit the number of matches


Bookmark
Bookmark

  • Allows you save a web page for future reference


Netiquette
Netiquette

  • Informal rules on the Internet

  • Code of Conduct: Remember the human!

  • Example: Don’t be rude (writing in all capital letters = shouting/angry)


FAQ

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Put on web pages to help visitors get quick answers


Chat

  • Interactive messages

  • Online conversations in real time


Forum
Forum

  • Community Bulletin Boards

  • Usually on a particular subject (technology, cooking, cars)

  • Members can read and post questions and comments

  • Blogs


Safety tips
Safety Tips

  • Don’t reveal your full name, phone #, age, or address while online


Email
Email

  • Messages sent from one user to another via a network

  • Communication takes time, not instant like a chat


Attachments
Attachments

  • Files that are added to an email

  • Can be documents, pictures, video


Arpanet
ARPANET

  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Administration Network (1969)

  • Became the Internet

  • Government and scholars could share top secret files electronically


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