Web Applications

What is WWW
World Wide Web
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Explain the term 'the internet'
a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.
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Explain the term 'URL'
Universal Resource Locator
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Explain the term 'IP address'
a unique string of numbers separated by full stops that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network.
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Explain the term 'Web Browser'
an application used to access and view websites
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Explain the term 'Web Server'
Web server refers to server software, or hardware dedicated to running said software, that can serve contents to the World Wide Web.
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Explain the term 'Web Hosting'
The activity or business of providing storage space and access for websites.
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Explain the term 'FTP'
File Transfer Protocol
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Explain the term 'ISP'
Internet Service Provider
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Explain the term 'Search Engine'
a program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user, used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web.
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Explain the term 'Cache'
a collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place
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Explain the term 'Cookies'
a packet of data sent by an Internet server to a browser, which is returned by the browser each time it subsequently accesses the same server, used to identify the user or track their access to the server.
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Explain the term 'Portal'
an Internet site providing access or links to other sites.
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Explain the term 'Website'
a set of related web pages located under a single domain name
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Explain the term 'Webpage'
hypertext document connected to the World Wide Web.
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Explain the term 'the internet'

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a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.

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Explain the term 'URL'

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Card 4

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Explain the term 'IP address'

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Explain the term 'Web Browser'

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