An image placed behind the text of a web page. Backgrounds are used to make a web site more interesting to view. Background images should be simple to not draw too much attention away from the content on the site.
See web browser. The program used to view web sites. Some common examples of web browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Safari.
Content is all of the material on a website. It is the text, images, sounds, vidoes, and other files (documents, pdfs, etc). When you provide content, you send it by email, fax, or postal mail. It is then converted into an electronic form, formatted for the web and published in the location that you desire.
A domain name is how a website is identified on the Internet. Domain names are typically preceded by a www; such as www.preschoolsites.net. Domain names point to the ip address of the server which hosts a site.
An email alias is an email address that is listed on a website that automatically forwards to your email account. There is no configuration required to have a professional-looking email address that you can give out to parents.
The first web page a user sees when they go to a web site.
A host is the computer which holds the website files and sends them to people's computer when they visit the site. Host can also mean the action of providing the information for a client computer.
An area on a web page that is linked to another page or site. Clicking on a hyperlink will direct your web browser to the page to which the original page is linked.
A photograph or drawn picture placed on a web page. Images are used to enhance a web site to make it more interesting to look at. Images can also be used as hyperlinks.
The organization of a web site. The way that a site will look in a web browser.
A program used by websites such as Google, Yahoo, and MSN that searches web documents for keywords and displays the results. Search engines send out "spiders" to crawl websites and create an index of web documents.
The person or persons who are viewing a web site.
The program used to view web sites. Some common examples of web browsers are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Safari.
One page of a web site.
A location on the world wide web for a business, organization, or topic. A web site consists of multiple web pages.
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