Lecture 2a: The World Wide Web

What You Will Learn Today

  1. Describe the process of creating a dial-up connection to the Internet.
  2. Define basic web terms such as WWW, link, HTML, page, site, browser, server and URL.
  3. Describe the organisation of files and directories on the Internet and their access through URLs.
  4. Explain the transfer of information between web browsers and servers that occurs during browsing.
  5. List and compare features of browsers and associated software.

Using a Dial-Up Connection

Web Concepts


Structure of URLs

How the Web Works

Web Browsers: Navigation Features

Revisiting Pages

Other Browser Features

To Do After Class