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unit 3

Internet A gigantic computer network that connects computers across the world.
World Wide Web A way of accessing the huge collection of information, services, and Web sites available through the internet.
Web site A specific location on the web that contains a collection of related files and resources by a person, group, or ogainization.
uniform resource locatir (URL) A websites own address that no other site can use.
Internet service provider (ISP) A company that sells you access to the internet, usually for a monthly fee.
Web browser A software program that lets you surf the web and interact with web sites.
Electronic mail (e-mail) Another way that you can share information using the internet.
Netiquette The good manner one uses in electronic communications.
Spam Junk mail.
Firewall Hardware or software that protects a computer or network from intruders.
Home page The first web page you see when your browser opens.
Drill down When you explore a web site, you usually start with the home page and drill down.
Site map An index of all the main pages in the site that you may use to jump straight to a page without drilling down.
Bookmark A shortcut stored in your browser that takes you directly to a web page.
Favorites In the Internet Exploter browser, bookmarks are called favorites.
History Browser history.
Print preview Allows you to view a pages so you can see how it will look when it is printed
Search engine A special kind of web site that lets you search for other web pages using key words.
Boolean search A search that uses keywords plus special symbol to find the exact information you want by eliminating search results that are too general or too broad.
Created by: Kate West