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Understanding the online world. McGraw Hill vocab.


a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks with network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange

world wide web

computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol

web master

manages and maintains the web site

web site administrator

A person who manages and maintains Web Sites. Also known as a Webmaster

web developer

uses programming skills to create entire Web sites and makes sure they function properly

web designer

focuses on the look and feel of the web site- layout, color scheme, graphic elements

web producer

Person who writes the text that will appear on a Web Site


What You See Is What You Get

web site authoring software

A sophisticated application package that some Web developers use to create Web sites

interface design

defines the basic components of the interface and how they work together to provide functionality to the users. Shows how all screens/forms/reports are related and how the user moves from one to another. Displayed in a Hierarchy

sub folder

A folder stored within another folder


covering that is folded over to protect the contents


a link from a hypertext file to another location or file


general activity and motion


a recording of both the video and audio components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)


the sound elements


transmission that combine media of communication (text and graphics and sound etc.)


the drawings and photographs in the layout of a book


the words of something written

web browser

a program used to view HTML documents

home page

a program used to view HTML documents

web page

a document connected to the World Wide Web and viewable by anyone connected to the internet who has a web browser

web site

a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web


a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces


be careful or certain to do something


read with difficulty


a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)


an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up


an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined


production of a certain amount


instrumentation used to effect an end

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