Here’s a quick lesson on Internet Terminology.
You hear it all the time and most of it you probably know, but in case you have any misconceptions or misunderstandings, here are some terms used and here is what they mean.
Stands for Universal Resource Locator
This is the Web Page Address or Website Address
Stands for Internet Protocol Address
This is the address the internet uses to send information to your computer.
Just like you have a home address for your house so that the mailman knows where to go, your computer has an IP address so the email-man knows where to go…
There is a lot more to it than that, but this is the basic jist of an IP address
Also known as the World Wide Web or the Internet or The Net.
Some even call it the Information Highway,
Domain (Domain Name)
This is the address the internet uses to access a website.
A Domain name is what comes after the @ sign in an email address.
A Domain name is also what comes after the www. Or https:// for a web address.
Also known as a Browser
This is the program used to access the Internet.
You cannot be on the internet without being on a browser.