chpt. 1 & 2
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Which tag is used to force the browser to display the next text or element on a new line?
What is the special character that is used to indicate a blank space?
What configures an ordered list to display uppercase letters?
What goes in the head section?
the title of the web page, meta tags
that describe the document (such as the character encoding used and information that
may be accessed by search engines), and references to scripts and styles.
use a relative hyperlink to...
link to a webpage within your site.
what is the preferred tag pair to use when emphasizing text
what tag pair is used to create the largest heading
where in the html is the content that displays in the browser located?
the body section
what are the tag pairs in a description list?
<dl> (opening tag), <dt> (for terms), <dd> (for descriptions)
What attribute can be used to center an element (such as a paragraph) on a web page
What type of HTML list will automatically place a bullet point indicator in front of each item?
why is this: <a href="news.html">Important News</a> a well designed link?
does not repeat information. is not overly dramatic (no exclamation point needed). Link is included within text.
What is the preferred tag pair to use when displaying important text in bold font
A protocol that routes a packet to its correct destination address on the Internet.
A TLD intended for non-profit organizations.
Locates an organization or other entity on the Internet
An interconnected network of computers that is globally accessible
World Wide Web Consortium. An organization that takes a proactive role in developing recommendations and prototype technologies related to the Web.
A language that contains sets of directions about how to display a document
A numerical address that identifies computers and other devices connected to the Internet
The set of markup symbols or codes placed in a file intended for display on a web browser
A TLD originally intended for entities associated with network support of the Internet
Standard Generalized Markup Language. A standard language for specifying a markup language or tag set
A method of electronically passing messages from one computer user to another, typically over computer networks
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol: A protocol for exchanging files such as text, graphic images, sound, video, and other multimedia files on the Web
The _________ Resource Indicator (URI) represents the address of a resource that is available on the Internet.
Transmission Control Protocol: The purpose of this protocol is to ensure the integrity of the communication
Local area network. A network that covers a small area such as a group of buildings or campus area
A private network contained within an organization that uses Internet protocols
World Wide Web
Created by Tim Berners-Lee to provide an means of communication for scientists where they could easily "hyperlink" to another research paper or article
A TLD (top level domain) intended for commercial organizations
An organization that coordinates new top-level domains
Combines the formatting strengths of HTML 4.0 and the data structure and extensiblity strengths of XML
Multi-purpose Internet mail extension
Individual unit used to transport pieces of files and messages over the Internet
The web _____ is continually connected to the Internet and receives requests for web pages from browsers.
A protocol that allow files to be exchanged between computers in the Internet
The newest version of HTML
The clients are the computer workstations used by individuals, such as a personal computer (PC) on a desk. The server receives requests from client computers for resources, such as files.
SMTP, POP3, IMAP
email protocols. Simple mail transfer protocol, post office protocol, internet message access protocol
wide area network. A network that is geographically dispersed and may use some form of public or commercial communications network.
extensible markup language. A language using a text-based syntax intended to extend the power of HTML by separating data from presentation.
National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Where first widely used web browser was developed: Mosaic.
When do you need to use a fully qualified URL in a hyperlink?
when linking to a page on an external web site.
the main reason for the initial development of the World Wide Web was
To allow communication between researchers and links between research papers