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  • Internet

    Is a worldwide collection of computers and computer networks that links billions of computer used by businesses, government, educational institutions, organizations, and individuals using modems, phone lines, television cables, satellite links, fiber-optic connections, and other communications devices and media.

    Network

    A collections of two or more computers that are connected to share resources and information.

    Internet Service Provider

    A company that has a permanent connection to the internet backbone.

    World Wide Web

    The part of the Internet that supports multimedia and consists of a collection of linked documents.

    HTTP

    A set of rules for exchanging text, graphic, sound, video, and other multimedia files.

    Web Pages

    Linked documents, or pages of information, on the Web.

    Web Site

    A related collection of Web pages that is created and maintained by an individual, company, educational institution, or other organization.

    Web Server

    A computer that stores and send (serves) requested Web pages and other files.

    Publishing

    Copying the Web pages and associated files such as graphics and audio to a Web server.

    Extranet

    A private network that issues Internet technologies to share business information with select corporate partners or key customers.

    Intranet

    A private network that uses Internet technologies to share company information among employees.

    Web browser

    A program that interprets and displays Web pages and enables you to view and interact with a Web Page.

    URL

    The address of a document or other file accessible to the Internet.

    Hyperlink

    An element used to connect one Web page to another Web page on the same server or to Web pages on different Web servers located anywhere in the world.

    HTML

    An authoring language used to create documents for the World Wide Web.

    Tags or markup

    A set of special instructions used by HTML to define the structure and layout of a Web document and specify how the page is displayed in a browser.

    Platform independent

    HTML is considered this, meaning you can create, or code, an HTML file on one type of computer and then use a browser on another type of computer to view that file as a Web page

    Element content

    Everything inserted between the start and end tags.

    Cascading Style Sheets

    Allow you to specify styles for various Web page elements.

    XML

    Is designed to transport and store data.

    XHTML

    Is a reformulation of HTML formatting so it conforms to XML structure and content rules.

    HTML Text editor

    A program that provides basic text-editing functions, as well as more advanced features such as color coding for various HTML tags, menus to insert HTML tags, and spell checkers.

    WYSIWYG

    A program that provides a graphical user interface that allows a developer to preview the Web page during its development.

    What You See Is What You Get

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