WHAT IS A WEBSITE?

A website is a collection of related web pages located under a single domain name. Example google.com; yahoo.co.uk;

WHAT IS A WEBPAGE?

A webpage is a document that has been designed such that it is suitable for the World Wide Web (www) and web browsers.

A webpage is a single page of a website. Example the “Home” page of yahoo.co.uk
A webpage is a smaller portion of a website.

WHAT IS THE WORLD WIDE WEB?

The World Wide Web is an information system of interlinked hypertext documents and other digital resources that are accessed via the internet.

It is also known as the Web (www/w3)

WHAT IS A WEB BROWSER?

A Web Browser is software that is used to view or browse websites. They are used to locate, access and display websites. Examples are Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Opera.

Softwares like VLC, Microsoft Word, Solitaire, cannot be used for viewing websites because they are not Web browsers.

WHAT IS A WEB SERVER?

A Web Server is hardware or software or both that serves website pages to users upon request. The pages of a website are stored on web servers. When you enter the web address, the server fetches and serves you the page you requested. When there is no such page on the server, an error message will be returned.

WHAT IS A WEBSITE ADDRESS?

A Web Address is a name that shows the location (address) of a file, document or website page on the internet. When the web address is entered into the address bar of a web browser, it displays the website. A web address is also called a Uniform Resource Locator (url) or domain name.

An example of a website address is https://google.com/

WHAT IS HTTP?

HTTP stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol and is the protocol used to transfer data over the internet. The browser on your device (computer, mobile, tablet) uses HTTP to communicate with servers.

HTTPS is an HTTP with a security feature. It protects the data that is being transmitted between the server and the browser on your device.