Internet related terms for Competitive Exams

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This diagram shows Internet related terms

Internet Related Terms

This diagram shows Internet related terms

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files between a client and server on a computer network.

Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing and using the Internet.

Network Service Provider (NSP) is a company that provides backbone services to an Internet service provider (ISP).

Web server is a program that uses HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) to serve the files that form Web pages to users, in response to their requests, which are forwarded by their computers’ HTTP clients.

Website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name.

Web Page is a hypertext document connected to the World Wide Web.

Home page - the introductory page of a website.

Hyperlink is a word, phrase, or image that you can click on to jump to a new document or a new section within the current document.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is a technical standard for accessing information over a mobile wireless network.

URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is a form of URI and is a standardized naming convention for addressing documents accessible over the Internet and Intranet.

Internet

Internet- a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.

This diagram shows two types of Internet

Types of Internet

This diagram shows two types of Internet

Modem - a combined device for modulation and demodulation, for example, between the digital data of a computer and the analogue signal of a telephone line.

Web Browser - Web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images and video.

Some important file extensions

Common Extensions
Common extensions

.doc

Microsoft Word Document

.ppt

PowerPoint Presentation

.bmp

Bitmap Image File

.jpg

JPEG Image

.xls

Excel Spreadsheet

.exe

Windows Executable File

.bak

Backup File