Internet Vocabulary

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Web Design
Hardware Physical components of a computer
Software Virtual components of a computer
Peripheral A device that is used to put information into or get information out of the computer
Web Browser Chrome, Safari, Firefox
Website A collection of pages into a single site
Protocol A common means for unrelated objects to communicate with each other
Network Something that allows computers to communicate to each other
Intranet A network that uses protocol technology to communicate within a LAN
Internet The virtual structure that connects computers and
URL Uniform Resource Locator
HTML Hyper Text Mark-up Language
HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
ISP Internet Service Provider
FTP File Transfer Protocol
Cookie A piece of information from a website that follows you after you leave
CSS Cascading Style Sheets
LAN Local Area Network
WAN Wide Area Network
Web Host A type of internet hosting that allows an individual's site to be visible on the World Wide Web
  • <html> and </html> Starts and ends the webpage
  • <p> and </p> Starts and ends a paragraph
  • <title> and </title> Starts and ends a title

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