World Wide Web
What is the World Wide Web (WWW or Web)?
a system of computers that share information by means of links on Web pages
What is the World Wide Web characteristic
-contains billions of documents
-part of the Internet
-Uses the Internet to transport information
-a separate entity from the Internet
-no one owns the web
-standards and guidelines for the Web are published by the WWW Consortium (W3C)
What is the difference between the Internet and the Web?
-Internet transports information to and from users
-Web contains the information
What is a "web page"
Document that may include text, graphics, sound, animation, and video
What is a "web browser"
Program that displays Web pages and linked items