Module Two. Using Microsoft Internet Explorer. What is a Web Browser?. Web browser: a program used to display and interact with documents available through the World Wide Web.
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Web browser: a program used to display and interact with documents available through the World Wide Web
The World Wide Web: all the resources and users on the Internet that are using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (http://)
URL: (Uniform Resource Locator) the address or path to a file on the Internet or on a disk drive attached to a computer
Domain Name: locates an organization or other entity on the Internet.
Back button: Click to return to the previous page.
Forward button: Click to go to the next page in a series of pages you have already visited.
Stop button: While a file is loading, click to stop.
Refresh button: Click this to update the current page if all the latest or expected information did not appear. Helpful if you are seeing old information on a page that is updated frequently or if graphics appear to load incorrectly.
Home button: Click to go to your home page (the first page you see when you open your browser).
Search button: Click to open a window for searching the World Wide Web
Favorites button: Click to open a window that displays links to sites in your favorites list.
History button: Click to open a window that displays a list of Websites you have already visited.
Two ways to manually (not by clicking a hyperlink) enter a URL: