ObjectivesStudents should able to:1. Explain what is a web browser.2. State the web statistics and trends.
Web BrowserWhat is a web browser?A Web browser is actually a softwareapplication that runs on your Internet-connected computer.It allows you to view Web pages, as well asuse other content and technologies such asvideo, graphics files, and digital certificates,to name a few.
Different Web BrowsersThere are different web browsers that areavailable and in use today: - Internet Explorer, - Mozilla, - Mozilla Firefox, - Netscape, - Safari, - Opera
Web BrowsersSome common features that are includedwith web browsers are spell checkers, searchengine toolbars, download managing,password managing, bookmark managing,etc.Accessibility features that may be includedwith many web browsers include pagezooming, ad filtering, pop-up blocking, tabbedbrowsing, etc.
Web BrowsersThere are a number of different technologiesthat are supported with many web browsers.Some of them are frames, Java, RSS, SVG,WML, and XHTML.Support for different languages by webbrowsers include English, Arabic, German,Dutch, Swedish, Chinese, French, Spanish,etc.
Web BrowsersWeb browsers can also be personalized toan individual’s needs by utilizing webbrowser accessories that are not includedwith the initial browser software.These applications are referred to as “plug-ins”, and a few of the more popular onesare QuickTime, RealPlayer, Shockwave, aswell as Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Web Statistics and TrendsFeedback on internet statistics
Web Statistics and TrendsFeedback on internet users