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Browser and E-mail Basics Learn about Web browser software and Web pages The Web is a collection of files that reside on computers, called Web servers. Web servers are connected to each other through the Internet

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browser and e mail basics

Browser and E-mail Basics

Browser and E-mail Basics

learn about web browser software and web pages
Learn about Web browser software and Web pages
  • The Web is a collection of files that reside on computers, called Web servers.
    • Web servers are connected to each other through the Internet
  • The software you use to connect your computer to the Web server is your Web browser.
    • Common Web browsers are Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer
    • These browsers use a standard Graphical User Interface design

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computers and the internet
Computers and the Internet

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learn about web addresses and urls
Learn about Web addresses and URLs
  • Each computer on the Internet has an unique identification number, called an IP (Internet Protocol) address.
  • The IP addressing system currently in use on the Internet uses a four-part number.
  • Each part of the address is a number ranging from 0 to 255, and each part is separated from the previous part by a period, for example: 106.29.242.17.

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where do these ip addresses point to
Where do these ip addresses point to?
  • http://64.233.161.147/ ?
  • http://137.141.15.33/ ?

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When you use a Web browser to access a Web page stored on a Web server, you need to provide the browser with a Uniform Resource Locator (URL).

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URL
  • A URL is a Web Page’s address and identifies where the web page is stored on the Internet.
  • It is a four-part addressing scheme.
    • See page BEB 8

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identify the parts of a url
Identify the parts of a URL

Server address could be ip address !

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Although each computer connected to the Internet has a unique IP address, most Web browsers use domain name addressing to locate Web sites and pages.

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commonly used domain names
Commonly used domain names

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several must known terms
Several must-known terms
  • ISP Internet Service Provider
  • WWW World Wide Web
  • URL Uniform Resource Locator, which can uniquely identify a web resource on the Internet.
    • A URL consists of a protocol, domain name, and sometimes the path to a specific web page or even a location in a web page.
  • http:// hypertext transfer protocol.

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html and web page
Html and web page
  • (Hypertext Markup Language) - The coded format language used for creating hypertext documents on the World Wide Web and controlling how Web pages appear.
  • The language for web pages

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create two web pages
Create two web pages

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anchor tags are used to define hyperlinks
Anchor tags are used to define hyperlinks
  • Text files on Web servers are coded with HTML formatting tags that enable your browser to read text.
  • The tag that gives HTML its power, however, is the anchor tag.
  • Each anchor tag used in an HTML document, or Web page, creates a hypertext link or hypermedia link to other HTML documents or to other media.
  • These links are a different color than other text on the page, and are sometimes underlined. When you click the link, you connect to another Web page.

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identify a hyperlink on a web page
Identify a hyperlink on a Web page

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hyperlinks and web pages
Hyperlinks and Web pages

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save and organize web addresses
Save and organize Web addresses
  • Use Internet Explorer's Favorites list to store and organize a list of Web pages that you have visited so you can return to them easily.
  • The Favorites button on the Standard Buttons toolbar opens the Add Favorite dialog box.
  • Use the Favorites list to open URLs you have stored as favorites.
  • Create folders to organize your favorites in the way that best suits your needs and working style.
  • Organize your folders in a hierarchical structure using the Organize button on the Favorites Explorer Bar.

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printing a web page
Printing a Web Page
  • Make sure the page you want to print is displayed in the browser window.
  • Select Print from the File menu to open the Print dialog box.
  • Ready the printer and click the Print button.

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saving a web page
Saving a Web Page
  • You can save a Web page by clicking the Save As option in the File menu.
  • Options for saving a Web page:
    • Web Page, complete
    • HTML code
    • Web page text

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Saving a Web Page

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saving a web page graphic
Saving a Web Page Graphic
  • Open the Web page containing the graphic you wish to display.
  • Right-click the graphic and select Save Picture As from the shortcut menu.
  • Navigate to where you want to save the picture, save the filename if necessary, and click the Save button.

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Saving a Web Page Graphic

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learn about e mail and e mail software
Learn about e-mail and e-mail software
  • E-mail, or electronic mail, is an efficient way to exchange messages with others on a network.
  • This network may be small and self-contained, such as within an office, or as large as the Internet.
  • E-mail messages can go to only one recipient or to dozens of recipients at once.
  • When you send a message, it travels through the network to an e-mail server.
  • The e-mail server stores messages until the recipient(s) request them.

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how e mail works
How E-mail works

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e mail address components
E-mail address components
  • You may have an e-mail account through a business network or you may create an e-mail account with a service that provides Internet access.
  • An e-mail address consists of:
    • A user name or login ID
    • The “at” symbol (@)
    • The name of the e-mail server

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send and receive e mail using microsoft outlook express
Send and receive e-mail using Microsoft Outlook Express
  • To access your e-mail account you also need an e-mail program, which is also called e-mail client software.
  • You use the e-mail program to open, print, delete, reply to, forward, and save mail from your e-mail server.
  • One such program is Microsoft's Outlook Express, which installs as part of Internet Explorer.
  • Outlook Express can be accessed through the Start menu on the All Programs submenu.

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microsoft outlook express
Microsoft Outlook Express

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send and receive e mail
Send and receive e-mail
  • To send an e-mail message:
    • Press the New Mail button on the Outlook Express toolbar
    • Type in the e-mail addresses of the recipient
    • Type your subject matter
    • Type your message and then click the Send button
  • To retrieve mail that has been sent to you:
    • Click the Send/Recv button on the toolbar
    • Outlook Express will contact your e-mail server and download your e-mail messages
  • To reply to a message:
    • Click the Reply button
    • The recipient address and the subject matter are automatically filled in
    • When you have completed typing your reply, click the Send button

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reply to an e mail message
Reply to an e-mail message

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adding contacts to the address book
Adding contacts to the Address Book
  • You can use the Address Book to keep track of all the people and organizations with which you correspond electronically.
  • You not only can store the e-mail addresses for your contacts, but also all other related information.
  • Click the Addresses button on the toolbar to open the Address Book, and then select New Contact from the New button on the toolbar.

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Adding contacts to the Address Book

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attaching a file to a message
Attaching a file to a message
  • To attach a file to a message, first create a new message and click the Attach button on the toolbar.
  • Browse for and select the file you wish to attach to the message.
  • After selecting the file, complete your message and click the Send button.

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message with file attached
Message with file attached

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