Word Definitions

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  • Cookies Cookies are small bits of text information that is loaded into a web browser to enhance the working of the page. A common example would be when you ask a website to remember you. A small piece of information is stored on your computer, and is only accessed when you visit that web page. A very complete explanation can be found at: Cookie Central
  • HTML HyperText Markup Language. HTML is a series of tags, also called container, elements, or codes used to write web pages.
  • WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get. A program for writing web pages that allows you to move items around on the page like a word processor, and it automatically writes the HTML for the page. It is easy to make a page, however, sometimes the page has a lot of errors and/or bloated code.
  • TAGS Tags are the keywords in HTML that tell the browser what to do. Some examples are:
    <P> This is a paragraph. </P>
    <DIV> This sets aside stuff in a division.</DIV>
  • LOGO The title of the page, usually a graphic, but not always, that tells who the page is for and what it is about.
  • FOOTER The very last item(s) on a page, usually containing the copyright notice, and sometimes other information.