World Wide Web

World Wide Web is a framework for accessing documents was developed to make use of the Internet more user-friendly.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is the language commonly understood by different computers to communicate via the Internet.

Document is a single file on any computer that is accessible through the Internet.

Page is the display that results from the connection to a particular document on the Internet.

Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is the “address” of a particular page on the Internet.

Web Browser is a program that allows a computer with a particular form of operating software to access the Internet and which translates documents for proper display.

Server – The computer that is “sending” the pages for display on another computer.

Client – The computer that is “receiving” the pages and seeing the display.

Upload is sending information from a client to a server computer.

Download is sending information from a server to a client computer.


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