web applications

What is HTTP?
HTTP is a set of rules which defines the process of identifying, requesting and transferring web pages over the internet.
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What is the inernet?
A global communicatios system linking computers in seperate geographical locations via a variety of telecomunications which allows fast communications between devices.
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What is an IP address?
Internet Protocol. Each computer has a physical address and and IP address (number) which uniquely identifies the computer linked to the internet.
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What is a Web Browser?
The application running on a users computer which requests text and graphics on a web page and assembles webpages for display.
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What is a webpage?
A 'document' accessed in a browser that contains: text; graphics; audio; video.
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What is a website?
A collection of webpages at the same domain which are maintained by a single individual/organization.
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What is WWW?
World Wide Web is a collection of information on a computer connected to the internet.
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What is a URL?
Uniform Resource Locator is a unique address for referring to resources on the internet.
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What is a Cache?
A store of recently searched websites kept by a browser which can be loaded from a local company with no internet.
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What is ISP?
Internet Server Provider is an organisation which has direct links to the internet andaccepts transmissions from users over dial-up/broadband.
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What are cookies?
Small files placed on the hard drive of a users computer wherePersonal information is stored and does not have to be reentered.
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What is a portal?
Website designed to be one the user will want to visit first.
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