- Internet: an electronic communications network that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world.
- WWW: World Wide Web
- HTTP: hypertext transfer protocol
- URL: the address of a resource (as a document or Web site) on the Internet that consists of a communications protocol followed by the name or address of a computer on the network.
- IP address: the numeric address of a computer on the Internet.
- hyperlink or link: a link providing direct access from one marked place on the web to another in the same or a different document.
- website: a group of webpages that link to other pages and are set up with a certain goal in mind.
- home page: the page typically encountered first on a Web site that usually contains links to the other pages of the site.
- index page: the page containing a list of all the other web pages on a website.
- search engine: a web page dedicated to searching the world wide web for other web pages, posts, images, etc.
- domain name: alphanumeric characters that specifies a group of online resources and that forms part of the corresponding Internet addresses
- server: a network of computers used to share files and other types of data.
- There are many different ISPs and many are also phone company’s. Places such as Verizon and At&t.
- OSPs can be anyone hosting a site that is used for something important relating to things such as business and communication.
- 5 Internet Browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Opera.
- Websites and blogs have many differences. Blogs are more informal then websites and are navigated more crudely by generally just traveling one page at a time. A website is meant to be more formal and will generally have links to each of the other pages on every page for quicker navigation.