What Is A Web Page?. An Introduction to the Internet. Learning Objectives. Use correct Internet terminology Describe how the Internet and Web work Navigate web sites and web pages Recognize good web sites and web pages. To Get on the Web You Need :. A computer Web browser software
An Introduction to the Internet
a software program that helps you to access and navigate the World Wide Web
a company like Comcastor Verizon that connects you computer to the Internet by using a phone line or TV cable. It is called an ISP for short.
A browser is software that helps you see and navigate information on the web
A provider is a company that connects your computer to the internet with wires or cables.
The Internet is a network of computers worldwide that are connected by wires and cables.
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The World Wide Web (www) is a collection of millions of linked documents which can be accessed through and displayed on the computers of the Internet.
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The Net is made up of computers
TheWeb is made up of information
People put information in the form of words or text, pictures or graphics, sounds, animations, and videos on the web in documents called Web Pages.
These pages are written in a special language called HTML and are stored in large computers called servers.
Every Web Page on the Internet can be located by an address known as a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).
Hypertext Transfer Protocol- directory or kind of internet file
File found on the World Wide Web
Domain Name -tells the name of the group making the page and the type of group that it is
Web pages are connected on the Internet by links. These can be either graphics or text.When we click on a link, it takes us to to another Web page with more information.
A Web Site is one or more web pages that have information about a particular subject. The first page is called the Home Page. It provides links to all of the other web pages connected to the Web Site
There are buttons for helping us navigate within this page and to get to other pages
Returns to the previous page
Prints the page you are on
Takes you back to the page you were on
Stops the page from loading
Takes you to the home page of your browser