In This Chapter
Understanding how the web works
Checking out the IE interface
Performing web searches
Viewing your browsing history
Saving and organizing favorites
Creating your own web content
A browser is a program that you can use to move from one web page to another, but you can also use it to perform searches for information and images. Most browsers, such as Internet Explorer (IE) and Mozilla Firefox, are available for free. Macintosh computers come with a browser called Safari preinstalled with the operating system.
In this chapter, you discover the ins and outs of using the web. You’ll be introduced to Internet Explorer, Windows 8’s default browser. You’ll find out how to browse the web, go to a certain address, save your favorites, and use secure sites. You also discover how web content is created and published.