Web Browsers Sarah Bradley
What do we use the internet for?
The internet The internet is a global network of computers. The world wide web (WWW) is the information that is on the internet which we access via websites. What do we need to get onto the internet? What do we need to get onto the web?
Web browsers Which of these web browsers do you know?
How much information?! Finding the exact information you want on the web requires skill and practice. There are thousands of pages on any given topic. How many websites do you think there are?
Web page basics 1. Web pages can be written by absolutely anyone 2. Most webpages have a home page - this is like the 'front page' of a magazine or newspaper 3. URL (universal resource locator) is the name of a website's address 4. Search engines (like google, yahoo, bing) let you search the web