Appendix 7 Basic Definitions

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Appendix 7 : Some Basic Definitions


Search Engine

A computer program that retrieves documents or files or data from a database or from a computer network (especially from the Internet)




A program used to view HTML documents




A collection of web pages, a collection of links between pages, programs that do services (such as look up things)




What one is looking for when using a search engine to find relevant websites, the phrase you use to search




The address of a web page on the world wide web.



Domains (.com, .org, .edu, .us, .net)

At the end of a url, denotes the administrative authority of the website. (.edu is for education, .com for commercial use, .org generally for organizations, .us for the United States)



Reference: Google for Educators