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vocab list 1
Terms in this set (23)
(Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
The transmission standard used to send an HTML
document across the World Wide Web.
(Hypertext Markup Language) The coding scheme used to create documents on the WWW. HTML defines the structure and layout of a Web document by using a variety of tags and attributes
(Extensible Hypertext Markup Language)
XHTML is a bridge between HTML and XML.
XML is a programming language designed especially for Web documents. It enables Web
developers to create their own
customized tags to provide functionality not available with HTML
HTML codes used to specify text styles, links, graphics, and other HTML elements
Part of an HTML tag that allows additional settings for style or other characteristics
the HTML element.
A value, action or setting that a computer system assumes, unless the user gives a
specific instruction. Default values prevent a program from stalling or crashing if no value is
supplied by the user.
The first web page displayed when
starting a web browser. Often saved as index.html.
A widely used internet network communication protocol responsible for transmitting data by breaking up data into manageable sizes (packets) and reassembling the data at the destination
A uniquely assigned number identifying the exact location of each computer connected to the Internet. The TCP/IP protocol routes messages based on the IP address of the destination. Example: 220.127.116.11
Text Editor/HTML Writer
An application that allows you to manually key HTML code into a blank document. Examples: Notepad, Wordpad.
Software used to view information on the worldwide web. EX: Internet Explorer
The common set of standards and rules ensure tat all computers connected to the network have a common ground from which to work.
Uniform Resource Locator - The standard used to identify files on the Internet
Email address, Internet address, and web address - A code or series of letters, numbers, and/or symbols. Each address is unique.
A remote computer connected to a host or server. The software that makes this connection possible.
A host computer on a network; a computer (located anywhere in the world( which sends the requested information to the client.
A computer system accessed by a user working at a remote location. The system containing the data is the host, while the computer at which the user sits is the terminal
Two or more computers that are connected together. The most common types of networks are: LAN - local area network, WAN - wide area network
A global network of networks; local, regional, and national computer networks linked together to exchange data.
A network within an organization that uses internet technologies to connect its employees and customers to the organization
World Wide Web
An internet service that links multimedia documents together using hypertext
How Information travels over a network
Search engines attempt to help a user isolate desired information or resources by searching for keywords
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