In this article, we describe various web-related concepts: web pages, websites, web servers, and search engines. These terms are often confused by newcomers to the web or are incorrectly used. Let’s learn what they each mean!
|Prerequisites:||You should know how the Internet works.|
|Objective:||Be able to describe the differences between a web page, a website, a web server, and a search engine.|
As with any area of knowledge, the web comes with a lot of jargon. Don’t worry, we won’t overwhelm you with all of it (we have a glossary if you’re curious). However, there are a few basic terms you need to understand at the outset, since you’ll hear these expressions all the time as you read on. It’s easy to confuse these terms sometimes since they refer to related but different functionalities. In fact, you’ll sometimes see these terms misused in news reports and elsewhere,