Perth

 

INTERNET LEARNING INSTITUTE 

INTERNET TERMS
and DEFINTIONS

 

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TRAINING MODULES
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GRAPHICS
UPLOADING
BE SEEN
ENROLMENT
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POB 334
Scarborough
Perth
Australia 6922
spacer.gif (807 bytes)URL - Uniform Resource = Web address, virtual domain name. eg  wvvw.name.com

www - World Wide Web. Place in cyberspace networking documents and other data, providing information on most subject via text, graphics, audio and video.

Domain: - www sub-groups such as .com, au, gov, edu Country codes

Browser - Software on your computer such as MS Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, used to access the www.

ISP - Internet Service Provider.  Company that provides connection to the internet.

Search Engine - website were millions of indexed web pages are automatically search for by the keywords you submit about your research subject.

Server - A computer often at your ISP which servers web page, email, graphic, and other files to the internet.

Download - Copying files from remote computers to a local computer.

Up-load - Copying files from a local computer to a remote computer.

ftp - File Transfer Protocol. A method of downloading or uploading files to or from your ISP's server.

Hyperlink - Also known simply as a link. Is a link between text or image to another web page or email etc.  Hypertext is often underlined, bright colour.

Home Page - Front page of a website.

Banner - An online ad.  Often animated at the top or bottom of a web page.

Ad Impressions - The number of times users click on an ad with a mouse, with the intent of obtaining further information on the subject of the ac.

Ad Click Through Rate - Percentage of the number of times the ad is displayed.

User Session/Visit - A continuous 30 minute period of Internet usage.

Unique Users - number of people or machines who visit a website or page.

Cookie - A small file placed in your computer's Temporary Internet folder, by a website, which allows websites, to record a limited amount of information to identify a user's browser upon returning to a site.  For example, membership-based sites.  No personal details such as name or address are stored in a cookie. Usually just the unique user number.

 



 
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