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Online
A peripheral such as a printer is said to be online when it is connected and ready to use.
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Posting
A posting is a contribution to a conversation placed on a website or into a conversation by a participient
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Protocol
A set of rules that must be followed for the communication to work
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World wide web
A coillection of pages of information stored on servers and accessed via the internet
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Website
A collection of pages about related topics or information and accessed from the same or related servers
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Web Page
A text document which usually contains instructions to tell the browser how to display the page. written in HTML
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HTML
Hypertext markup language. A set of instructions used to tell a web browser how to display a web page
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Home page
A user can set the page that opens first when a bowser starts up to what ever they want
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Website home page
The first or main page of a website that opens when you visit the website
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Navigational aids
These include menus, buttons, links to other pages or places on a paige
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Hyperlink
A piece of code that directs a user to another page or place on a page
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URL
A uniform recourse locator shows the route to a file on a server
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Search engine
Wed and show users the results sp that they can navigate to the information
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Email
An electronic message is made up of a header, which includes the address of the person who sent them email and the recipients address and the content which is the acutual message
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Email Client
A software application used for sending, recieving and storing emails
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Email address
This is made up of two parts, the username of the person and the name of the domain which provides the email services
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Domain
Domains are names given to the addresses of computers on a network or on the internet
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ISP
An internet service provider is a company that connects a user to the internet and may provide the user with an email account
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A posting is a contribution to a conversation placed on a website or into a conversation by a participient

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Posting

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A set of rules that must be followed for the communication to work

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Card 4

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A coillection of pages of information stored on servers and accessed via the internet

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Card 5

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A collection of pages about related topics or information and accessed from the same or related servers

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