Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-200131 What Is a Web Page Presented by Webpagemaker. Net Left click your mouse to view each frame, Web Page
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-200132 What Is a Web Page It’s a electronic document on the Internet or World Wide Web (WWW). It may contain graphic, text, audio, animation, video, and links to other web pages, files and web sites.
Charmaine Norman Copyright 2002-20013 3 A Web Site It’s a collection of related web pages that can be accessed electronically. A web server is a computer that delivers requested web pages to your computer’s browser.
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-200134 HomePage A home page is a web page used as a starting point for a Web site on the Internet. – It’s a one page document that acts like a table of content or book cover for the Web site. – The Homepage provides information about the Web site’s purpose.
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-200135 How to View a Web Page You will need a software program call a web browser on your computer. The Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape are the two most popular browsers in 2006, that are used.
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-200136 Web Page Address Each web page has an unique address called uniform resource locator (URL) that’s the domain name of a web page or a Web site. Most web pages (URL) begins with (http://) hypertext transfer protocol, this is use to transfer between pages on the Internet.
Charmaine Norman Copyright 2002-20013 7 Domain Names The most widely used Web Page domain names ends in a.com,.net,.org,.gov,.biz, and.info http://www.domain.com Commercial http://www.domain.com Commercial http://www.domain.net Internet http://www.domain.net Internet http://www.domain.org Organization http://www.domain.org Organization http://www.domain.gov Government http://www.domain.gov Government http://www.domain.bizBusiness http://www.domain.bizBusiness http://www.domain.infoInformation http://www.domain.infoInformation
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-200138 Graphics Files Photographs, artwork and other images are scanned and are compressed to a reduce size for faster downloading to and from the web site. A JPEG (.jpg) joint photographic experts group, GIF (.gif) graphics interchange format, BMP (.bmp) bitmap, and PNG (.png) portable network graphics are some of the common graphics files used in a web page.
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-200139 Animation and Sound Files Animation files is the appearance of motion created by displaying a series of still images in rapid sequence. Video files for Internet are formatted as AVI, MOV, MPEG, RM, and SWF. Sound files add audio to your web pages are formatted as WAV, MIDI,, RM (Streaming or none streaming), and MPEG (MP3) used for sound files on the Internet.
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-2001310 Developing Web Pages Combining graphic, text, animation, video, and sound files makes a web page look exciting. Java is another language use for developing multimedia.
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-2001311 HTML Language Web designers and web developers create and format web pages using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). HTML is a set of codes that define the placement and format of text, video, sound, and graphic on a web page. Tags tell how the text, video, sound, and other elements as graphic, links and animation should appear in a browser. HTML tags (Codes)- Primary tags examples :,,, and these are the basic building block of a Web Page Structure. Secondary tags Examples:,,,,, and etc… tells how the elements should appear and sound.
Charmaine NormanCopyright 2002-2001312 Web Page Publishing Web Page Publishing If you know HTML you may use a text editor to write a simple Web page.