Web 101 by Jennifer Lill

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If you are new to the internet or have been a long-time user but would like to know more about how it works, this class is for you! Do you have a website or are you just starting to think about getting one? Whether you are going to hire a professional firm or go it alone, this course will cover everything you need to get started!

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Web 101 by Jennifer Lill

  1. 1. WEB 101 JENNIFER LILL
  2. 2. Topics Covered: <ul><li>Understanding the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The History of the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How the Internet “works” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Connect </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creating a Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>URL – Your address on the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are Cookies?! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hiring a professional vs. “Do It Yourself” </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. UNDERSTANING THE INTERNET
  4. 4. The History of the Internet <ul><li>United States Military – 1960s </li></ul><ul><li>Al Gore </li></ul><ul><li>“ When the Internet was still in the early stages of its deployment, Congressman Gore provided intellectual leadership by helping create the vision of the potential benefits of high speed computing and communication. As an example, he sponsored hearings on how advanced technologies might be put to use in areas like coordinating the response of government agencies to natural disasters and other crises.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bob Kahn (Creator of the original “IP”) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How The Internet “Works” World Wide Web Your Computer Your Internet Provider (I.P.)
  6. 6. Getting Connected <ul><li>What you will need: </li></ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Provider (I.P.) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comcast, AT&T, AOL, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Modem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cable, DSL, Wireless, Dial-up </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Browser </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer (I.E.), Modzilla (FireFox), Opera, Netscape, AOL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bandwidth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connection speed (measured in Hertz) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. CREATING A WEBSITE
  8. 8. Creating a Website <ul><li>What you will need: </li></ul><ul><li>A URL – Universal Resource Locator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register.com, GoDaddy.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Host </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rented space on a server connected to the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GoDaddy, PowWeb, JustHost, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Authoring Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FrontPage, DreamWeaver, iWeb (MAC Only), etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>An Internet Connection to upload your site files to the web host </li></ul>
  9. 9. Uploading Files to the Web Upload Download Your Computer Web Designer Web Host on W.W.W. Server
  10. 10. What are Cookies?! <ul><li>Temporary Internet Files </li></ul><ul><li>Generally Not Dangerous! </li></ul><ul><li>Slow your Computer Down Over Time!! </li></ul>
  11. 11. “ Do it Yourself” <ul><li>Very professional options for creating your own website. </li></ul><ul><li>CMS (Content Management System) – WordPress, Joomla, Moveable Type </li></ul><ul><li>Website Builder – GoDaddy, intuit, Yahoo Site Builder </li></ul>
  12. 12. Hire a Professional <ul><li>Use a design firm (Very Expensive) </li></ul><ul><li>Use an independent consultant (Cheaper but slower process) </li></ul>www.lilldesign.com www.twolipps.com
  13. 13. Questions? All of my clipart is free and comes from Design Gallery Live http://dgl.microsoft.com

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