Browser
A program that accesses and displays files and other data available on the Internet and other networks.
Home Page
The first page of a website that is typically named index or default.
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Scroll Bar
A widget found in graphical user interfaces and used to show and control ("scroll") which portion of a document is currently visible in a window.
Load Time
The amount of time necessary to completely load one web page.
W3C
Short for World Wide Web Consortium. It is the international governing body for the development of platform independent web standards and specifications.
HTML
A set of tags that are used to mark up plain text so that a browser application knows how to display the text.
XHTML
Abbreviation for Extensible Hypertext Mark-up Language. It is the next generation of HTML and is a hybrid between HTML and XML. XML was designed to describe data. HTML was designed to display data.
Notepad
A text editor that can be used to key in hypertext mark-up language, which is a set of tags that are indicators for your web browser in displaying text on your website.
Web Authoring Software
Allows individuals to design and customize web pages by selecting a layout option that includes editable sections for the insertion of personal or business information.
Website
A collection of connected web pages that contain text, images, videos, and other features.
The process of designing an effective web site includes _______ steps.
Seven
Will selecting navy blue font on a black background would make it difficult for visitors to read the content on a web page?
Yes.
True or False: Navigation is only needed on the home page of a website.
False.
True or False: A website may have more than one target audience.
True.
What is the 1st step in designing a website?
Determining the website's purpose.
What is the 2nd step in designing a website?
Identify your target audience.
What is the 3rd step in designing a website?
Determine a layout.
What is the 4th step in designing a website?
Determine site navigation.
What is the 5th step in designing a website?
Pick your color schemes.
What is the 6th step in designing a website?
Establish a maintenance schedule.
What is the 7th step in designing a website?
Consider publishing options.
Tim Berners-Lee
Wrote a proposal in 1990 for
the creation of the World Wide Web.
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Built by Tim Berners-Lee in 1984, before the creation of the World Wide Web. It was
made up of Cards (Documents) and Hyperlinks (which connected the
Documents).
HTML
Stands for HyperText Markup Language
Hypertext
Overcoming the constraints of written text. Interactive.
Markup Language
A way to literally "Mark Up" a document to specify attributes, like
different font sizes, lists, links to other webpages, and images.
HTML tags
Have corresponding opening and closing versions.
is called the paragraph tag.

is a heading tag.
Closing tag
has a slash before the tag name.
    stands for unordered list.
  • stands for list item.
    Parent Tag
    A tag that contains other
    tags.
    Children or Child Tag
    The tags contained in a
    parent tag.
      stands for ordered list.
      Any content that appears on a web page should be in between this tag.
      Body Tag
      Doesn't display anything, but
      helps keep the page content organized.
      This tag is used to load other useful scripts, like CSS and JavaScript.
      All of your HTML goes inside of this tag.
      Sets the HTML version.
      URL
      contains a protocol, server and a file
      that is being requested.
      example of an anchor tag.
      href attribute
      sets what page should open when the link is clicked.
      target attribute
      sets where the page you set in the href should open when the link is clicked.
      _blank
      means open this page in a new tab/window.
      _self
      means replace the currently open page in this tab/window.