See destination anchor.
A GIF image that has one color designated as transparent.
A software program that provides a trial period (most commonly 30 days) during which users can freely try out a program, after which the program stops running.
A bulleted list in HTML.
To transfer files from a client to a server.
Universal Resource Identifier. A more recent variant of URL
that the W3C prefers to use.
Universal Resource Locator. An address on the Web, or a Web address
Any client utilized to present data and information from the Web and the Internet. A browser is a user agent, for instance, but so might be a TV set-top box.
Wireless Application Protocol. A protocol that enables the creation of Web-based applications for wireless devices.
A software program that browses HTML and other files on the World Wide Web.
See also user agent.
A document (or "page") displayed on the Web. A bit of a misnomer, in that a Web page is of uncertain length; a Web page could be perhaps more accurately called a "Web scroll."
A color palette composed of 216 colors that are most likely to be displayed undithered on systems that can only display 256 colors. Also called the Netscape palette
, since Netscape introduced it in their Navigator browser.
See also dithering.
See also optimized palette.
System operator or administrator for a server on the World Wide Web, but also often used to refer to a person in charge of creating a Web site.
World Wide Web
A means of interactively browsing the Internet and the Web using a TV set, first introduced by Sony and Phillips, and later purchased by Microsoft. WebTV has been rebranded as MSN TV
The WWW or the Web. Termed these days by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, as "the universal space of all network-accessible information."
Extensible HyperText Markup Language. A reformulation of HTML as conforming to XML
See also XML.
See also HTML.
Extensible Markup Language. A markup language that sets the standard for creating SGML-compatible mark-up languages for display over the Web (XHTML, SMIL, MathML, and so on). A key to enabling multi-modal publishing (Web, print, voice, Braille, and so on) from a single document.
Extensible Stylesheet Language. The specification for style sheets in XML documents.