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The internet and world wind web

Evolution of the Internet

The Internet originated as ARPANET in September 1969 and had two main goals

Each organization is responsible only for maintaining its own network

Internet2 connects more than 200 universities and 115 companies via a high-speed private network

Many home and small business users connect to the Internet via high-speed broadband Internet service

An access provider is a business that provides individuals and organizations access to the Internet free or for a fee

An IP address is a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet

A domain name is the text version of an IP address

A DNS server translates the domain name into its associated IP address

The World Wide Web

The World Wide Web, or Web, consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents (Web pages)

A Web site is a collection of related Web pages and associated items

A Web server is a computer that delivers requested Web pages to your computer

Web 2.0 refers to Web sites that provide a means for users to interact

A Web browser, or browser, allows users to access Web pages and Web 2.0 programs

A home page is the first page that a Web site displays

Web pages provide links to other related Web pages

Downloading is the process of receiving information

Some Web pages are designed specifically for microbrowsers

A Web page has a unique address called a URL or Web address

Tabbed browsing allows you to open and view multiple Web pages in a single Web browser window

Two types of search tools are search engines and subject directories

A search engine is helpful in locating items such

Some Web browsers contain an Instant Search box to eliminate the steps of displaying the search engine’s Web page prior to entering the search text

Search operators can help to refine your search

There are thirteen types of Web sites

Information presented on the Web must be evaluated for accuracy

No one oversees the content of Web pages

Multimedia refers to any application that combines text with

A plug-in is a program that extends the capability of a Web browser

Web publishing is the development and maintenance of Web pages

The Internet

The Internet is a worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals


E-commerce is a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network

Other Internet Services

E-mail is the transmission of messages and files via a computer network

An e-mail program allows you to create, send, receive, forward, store, print, and delete e-mail messages

A mailing list is a group of e-mail names and addresses given a single name

Instant messaging (IM) is a real-time Internet communications service

A chat is a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer

A chat room is a location on an Internet server that permits users to chat with each other

VoIP (Voice over IP) enables users to speak to other users over the Internet

A newsgroup is an online area in which users have written discussions about a particular subject

A message board is a Web-based type of discussion group

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is an Internet standard that permits file uploading and downloading with other computers on the Internet

Many operating systems include FTP capabilitiesode

New nAn FTP server is a computer that allows users to upload and/or download files using FTPode

Netiquette is the code of acceptable Internet behavior