What is the internet
Web Server Responses
We have learned that web servers respond to our requests by sending back various types of data. HTML One of the most important types of data returned by web servers is called HTML. Use the buttons below to navigate through the lesson HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. We can think of HTML as the…Read More
What is HTTP?
So far we have learned that when we navigate the internet, browsers make requests to a web server and the servers send back a response. Today we are going to learn how these requests and responses are transmitted. Have you noticed that web addresses (also called URLs) often begin with “http://” or “https://”? Use the…Read More
How do web browsers work?
When you navigate to a website, your browser makes a request to the server that hosts the website. Depending on what is contained in that request the server sends back different content in the response. This request/response cycle is the basis of all websites. Use the buttons below to navigate through the lesson You can…Read More
What is the internet?
The internet is a network of computers which spans the entire world. The internet is a decentralized network – in other words, every computer connected to it is treated the same. There are no special internet servers which control the whole internet, but some servers have a special role which we will discuss in later…Read More