Chapter 2. Surfing the World Wide Web

The World Wide Web, or simply the Web, is a massive storehouse of information that resides on computers, called Web servers, located all over the world. Information is presented on Web pages that you download to your computer using a Web browser program, such the Mac OS X Safari application. Each Web page can combine text with images, sounds, music, and even videos to present information on a particular subject. The Web consists of billions of pages covering almost every imaginable topic. A Web site is a collection of Web pages associated with a particular person or organization.

Surfing the World Wide Web

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