Chapter 3: Using the World Wide Web


How many megabytes of RAM will you need to operate Netscape Communicator's Navigator smoothly?

List at least 3 things that a user can use a browser for.

The Browser and Menu Bar and Toolbar

What is the main purpose of the browser?

If you save a web page to a disk and open it, what will happen?

What do you click on to bring up another window that displays the HTML code that makes up the web page?

Some editors represent the cut, copy, and paste commands with the icons that look like what?

What are the keyboard commands cut, copy, and paste?

Figure 6: The Go Menu

List all the things you might find in the Go menu.

Why is it essential that web designers give thought to the title of their documents?

Communicator Menu

What can happen after you download the professional version of communicator?

Name two programs you can open from the Communicator menu.

What is Netcaster?

Help Menu

List what the help menu provides.

Comparing toolbars:

What is the difference between a code-based and a WYSIWYG web page editor?

Why is Notepad a "plain vanilla editor?"

Figure 12: Channels

Describe the new trend in web page design called DHTML

What is Internet Explorer's mail program called?

The View Menu:

What does the Page Information menu do?

What is the FIND utility used for?

What are the names of the three toolbars, and what can they do?

The major components of Internet Explorer 4.0's browser

Describe the history of the search button.

If you are connected to the internet via modem or LAN you can click from a page on the hard drive to what?

Internet Addresses and What they mean

What does http:// stand for?

Name three other protocols other than http.

How are Netscape and Lynx different in the way they display web pages.

George Cassutto's Cyberlearning World

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