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Web Page Design
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file extension that indicates that the file is a program file
a file extension for images, usually line and clip art
file extension for text only files
file extension for zip compressed file
email address, internet address, and web address. a code or series of letters, numbers and/or symbols. each address is unique
a HTML tag that lets you specify text to display. This text appears when you put your mouse over an image and leave it there. It is not necessary to put text there but if they include terms specific to the web site, some of the search engines may list the site higher in their results. its useful for the visually impaired
in html, anchors mark the start and end of hypertext links
acceptable use policy
the range of transmission frequencies that a network can use. The greater the bandwidth, the greater the amount of information that an travel on the net work at one time. on the less technical side bandwidth is used to measure the amount of time it takes for a web page to full load.
an image that appears at the top of every page on a web site. it is also called a title graphic or a page header
ny picture you see on a web page. they come in many file formats like GIF, JPEG, TIFF etc. Its a map of dots or pixels.
a web site where users can post chronological up-to-date e-journal entry of their thoughts. this communication tool can be very individualistic or perform a crucial function for an organization or company
html the section of a web page which contains all the text and graphics you see in a browser window
broken link or broken graphic
a link or hyperlink which no longer works when a web page loads, or when it is clicked on or doesn't take the username to the right destination.
a graphic that a user can click on to do something like download a program or go to another web page
when it matters if letters are typed in upper case or lowercase. some computer programs and network services are case sensitive.
internet domain assigned to urls which are business or commercial entities.
remote computer connected to a host or server
distributed to public for profit. copyrighted by owner and bought by user
making computer data smaller and can be transmitted in less time
the amount of time spent connected to an internet service
the exclusive legal right to reproduce, publish, and sell a literary, musical, dramatic or artistic work, including computer programs, web art, graphics, photos, web pages
remove part of an object from an image
cascading style sheets or css allows a web designer to separate how times look from content info. cascading refers to the fact that multiple style sheets can be attached to one web page. web designers use css to control an entire web site's text color, background colors, borders, spacing and position of elements.
domain name system. a database system that translates an ip address into a domain name. allows users to specify remote computers by host names rather than numerical ip addresses. a name given to host computer on the internet. the dns in effect translates words into numbers that can be understood by the internet's computers.
the address or url of a particular web site. this is also how you describe the name that is at the right of the @ sign in an internet address
to transfer a file from another computer to your computer
a menu item containing further information
software that is distributed at no cost to the user. however, the author maintains the copyright
consists of two or more colors that blend into each other. used to fill the color of an object
software that enables electronic collaboration between users
the html tag used to enclose the beginning elements in the html document including the title
its most commonly used online to assign color web pages. it is the base 16 number system, which assigns the numbers 0-9 to letters a-f for example the decimal number 15 is represented as f in the hexadecimal numbering system. the hexadecimal value for hot pink is #FF69B4. it is easier to remember than the binary equivalent.
the first web page displayed when starting a web browser.
any computer that can function as the beginning and end point of data transfers.
a clickable area on a graphic called an image map. by clicking on the hotspot, the users links to a related page or area in the web site. for example an image map of the us might contain fifty hotspots, one for each state. by clicking on a specific state, you would be taken to a page containing additional info on that state
hypertext markup language. the coding scheme used to format tex for use on the world wide web
hypertext transport protocol. the transmission standard used to send an html document across the world wide web
the electronic linking of text, graphics, sound and video allowing a user to jump from one piece of info to another
elements on a web page allowing the user to open related web pass by clicking the mouse
a system of writing and displaying text that enables the text to be linked in multiple ways
allows a user to manipulate the outcome of certain events within a two way communications system that supports direct and continual responses. as opposed to static media. the internet is interactive and dynamic in that all computers require input
a network within an organization that users internet technologies to connect its employees and customers to the organization
internet protocol address. a uniquely assigned numeric dress for each computer connected to the internet
internet service provider. a service company that provides a user with an account on a host computer having access to the internet
a word which can be searched for in documents
the text or graphic use in an html document to jump from one document to another. hyperlink
a word, phrase, symbol or graphic that identifies an organization company or brand. its often in the form of an adaption of the company name
the presentation of info using animation, sound, graphics, and text
a set of buttons or hyperlinks that when clicked on tai you to other sections of the site. nav bars are supposed to guide users through the web site. the names on the nag bar are usually descriptive
to customize a web page so that it will run at its utmost capacity n terms of speed and efficiency
how info travels over a network
portable document format. the file format of documents viewed and created by the adobe acrobat reader and others
a web site that serves as a starting point to other destinations or activities on the web. a portal attempts to provide all of a users internet needs. in one location and provide you with links to all the info that is important to you on a daily basis. pioneered by yahoo, portals aggregate other peoples content
to place an html file on a server to make it available for browsing
protocols were created to ensure reliable connections between many different computer types. the common set of standards and rules ensure hat all computers connected to the network have a ommon ground from which to work.
software or info with no copyright restrictions
a graphic element in a web page that changes appearance when you trigger it by rolling over it with the mouse
search engine attempt to help a user isolate desired info or resources by searching for key words
refers to any web site that uses encrypted transmissions and takes other appropriate masers to ensure the protection of sensitive information such as credit card info
a host computer on a network
software that can be obtained for free on a trial basis but may require some payment or registration for continued use
a home or location on the world wide web
a visual representation of a web site and its pages. it consists of a series of panels that plot the key scenes and illustrate the flow of animation
the html codes used to specify text styles, links graphics and other html elements
lets the user link to a specific place within a web page instead of just linking to the top of the document
transmission control protocol internet protocol a widely used network communication protocol on microcomputer or network. tcp is needed on the internet for reliable communications for transmitting datagrams across internet networks. tcp is responsible for breaking up datagrams into manageable sizes and reassembling datagrams at the destination.
a reusable pattern that helps you place info quickly on a web page by providing placeholders for basic elements
text editor or html writer
an application program that allows you to manually key html commands into a blank document. examples of text editors are microsoft notepad and word pad and hotdog professional
a graphic or image purposely made smaller
the colored bar at the top of sac window that displays the program and file names
uniform resource locator. the standard used to identify files on the internet and www using the type of server, the host name the computer the file is on and the complete path to the file
portals that are dedicated to one specific topic. these portals provide access to info that is organized along vertical market sectors. that is focused on particular topics instead of broadly horizontally range of topics
web page editor
a program that is used to write and edit html code
world wide web
an internet service that links multimedia documents together using hypertext
what you see is what you get. refers to any technology that enables you to see images on screen exactly as they will appear when printed out.
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