WWW (World-Wide Web):
the interconnection of computers around the globe.
This term refers to security measures designed to protect a networked system (often one inside a corporation; ie. "intranet") from unauthorized or unwelcome access.
A type of software that allows you to navigate information databases; examples are Netscape Navigator, Internet Explorer, and NCSA Mosaic.
FTP (File Transfer Protocol):
Allows the transfer of files between computers
Home Page:
The document displayed when you first open your Web browser. Also refers to the first document you come to at a Web site.
HTML (HyperText Markup Language):
The coding language used to tag various parts of a Web document so browsing software will know how to display that document's links, text, graphics and attached media. HTML can be written with any text editor.
HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol):
HTTP is used to link and transfer hypertext documents.
the system that allows documents to be cross- linked so that the reader can explore related documents by clicking on a highlighted word or symbol.
Search Engine:
a program that helps users find information in text-oriented databases.
URL (Uniform Resource Locator):
the addressing system used in the World Wide Web and other Internet resources.