20 terms

Internet

Internet terms
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Network
computers that are connected to each other
Firewall
hardware and/or software that guards a private network by analyzing the information leaving and entering the network
Software
A program or instructions that give directions to the computer.
Download
to transfer a file from the Internet or other computer to your own computer
Server
(computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network
Link
Connects websites to other websites,or other pages within a website.
Browser
Software that allows someone to search a network or the internet.
JPEG
A type of image files used on the internet(better for photographs).
Zip
A method of compressing files so that they are smaller and easier to send over the internet.
Domain
A subsection of the internet(.com .net .org .edu)
Webmaster
Person in charge of running a network or a website.
URL
uniform resource locator; the standard form for referring to an addres on the internet
Gigabyte
an amount of storage space that exists on a computer or disk
RAM
(random access memory)-A from of primary storage or memory on a computer
Multimedia
A system that integrates sound, text, graphics, and at times video
Blog
Short for "Web Log" this term refers to a list of journal entries posted on a page.
Cache
A web browser like internet explorer uses a cache to store the pages,images, and URLs of recently visited Web sites on your hard drive.
Cookie
data sent to your computer that records your actions on a certain Web site.
Web Host
a web host is a server computer that houses a web pages or web sites for other computers.
HTML
Stands for "Hyper-Text Markup Language."The Web pages are written in.