Lesson 1. Navigating the World Wide Web

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and here you are in Lesson 1 of a journey that will show you how to write, design, and publish pages on the World Wide Web. But before beginning the actual journey, you should start simple, with the basics. You’ll learn the following:

• How the World Wide Web really works

• What web browsers do, and a couple of popular ones from which to choose

• What a web server is, and why you need one

• Some information about uniform resource locators (URLs)

These days, the Web is pervasive, and maybe most if not all of today’s information will seem like old news. If so, feel free to skim this lesson and skip ahead to Lesson 2, “Preparing to Publish on the Web ...

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