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The Internet and World Wild Web by Mind Map: The Internet and World Wild Web
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The Internet and World Wild Web

Objectives Overview

Discuss the evolution of the Internet

Describe the types of Internet access providers

Identify and briefly describe various broadband Internet connections and state differences between broadband Internet connections and dial‐ up connections

Describe the purpose of an IP address and its relationship to a domain name

Explain the purpose of a Web browser and identify the components of a Web address

Describe how to use a search engine to search for information on the Web and differentiate between a search engine and a subject directory

Describe the types of Web sites

Explain how Web pages use graphics, animation, audio, video, virtual reality, and plug‐ins

Identify and briefly describe the steps required for Web publishing

Describe the types of ecommerce

Explain how e‐mail, mailing lists, instant messaging, chat rooms, VoIP, newsgroups and message boards, and FTP work

The Internet

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

Evolution of the Internet

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 as

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


a business transaction that occurs over an electronic network

Businesstoconsumer (B2C)

Business to business (B2B)

Consumer to consumer (C2C)

Other Internet Services


Instant messaging (IM)

A chat

VoIP (Voice over IP)

A newsgroup

A message board

FTP (File Transfer Protocol)


is the code of acceptable Internet behavior

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