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4.01 Vocabulary Words

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Applets
a short programs written in Java code
Attributes
added to tags specify additional preferences and
program a specific value
Body
Main part of web page that is viewed in the browser window.
CSS
Separates content from
appearance and gives web authors more control over layout
DTD
identifies the
document as a web page.
External style sheet
used for numerous web pages that will make up a website
Font tags
by default, text appears as a standard 12 pt. black
font on a white background
Head
identifies the head section of the web page and provides
information about the document, but not the document's content.
Headers
are displayed by using an <h> tag. There are only 6levels, <h1> being the largest and <h6> the smallest.
Hierarchical
looks like a family tree or a chain of command
Home Page
Main page of a web site; usually the first page.
Host Computer
Computer that stores web page files and
sends them via the Internet, upon user request. Also known
as web server.
HTML
authoring language used to create files that can be viewed on the
Worldwide Web.
HTML Tags
Define and describe text, graphics, hypertext
links, and other multimedia elements found on web pages.
Internal style sheet
used for individual pages containing large amounts of text.
JavaScript
scripting language used to create interactive web
pages with scrolling text, interactive quizzes and forms
Linear Web
Users view pages one at a timeb
Meta
Provide descriptive
information about the name of the document including the
keywords that will assist search engines in locating the web
page.
Random Access
Allows users to jump
to any page on the web site
Splash page
Used to capture the user's attention for a short time.
Storyboard
use to plan thee web site and determine the web
site structure that will best suit the site