Presentation on theme: "HTML ~ Web Design. Internet vs. Web Internet – Massive network of networks – Networking infrastructure – connects millions of computers forming a network."— Presentation transcript:
HTML ~ Web Design
Internet vs. Web Internet – Massive network of networks – Networking infrastructure – connects millions of computers forming a network in which any computer can communicate with any other computer as long as they are both connected to the Internet. World Wide Web – Way of accessing info over the Internet – An information sharing model built on top of the Internet – Uses HTTP (one of the languages spoken on the Internet)
What is a Browser? Browser – Software application used to locate and display web pages. – Access documents called Web Pages that are linked to each other via hyperlinks Examples – Internet Explorer – Netscape Navigator
HTTP vs. HTML HTTP – Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol – The language used by web clients (you) and the Web Server (Internet Explorer) HTML – Hyper-Text Markup Language – Standard language used to create Web pages. (Known as Hypermedia documents)
How does web page access work?
What makes a good/bad web site? Content – Does is have what I’m looking for? – Is the info accurate? Reliable – Is the site down a lot? Ease of use – How easy is it to find what I’m looking for (navigation)? Aesthetics – Is the site pleasing to view?