Explain the concept of WWW

Posted by Bhavesh Joshi On Sunday, December 2, 2012 0 comments

World Wide WebWhat is WWW? WWW stands for World Wide Web. The World Wide Web (WWW) was developed in 1989 through CERN physicist named Tim Berners-Lee and on 30 April 1993, CERN announced that the WWW would be free to use for everyone. According to building method, there are two types of websites –

      1.       Static Websites
      2.      Dynamic Websites 

A static website is one which contains web pages stored on the server in the format which is sent to a client web browser. It is firstly coded through Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).  And as compared to static website, a dynamic website is that which deliver dynamic information to the visitors means information which can change when sent to the visitors over time according to some criteria. In order to understand better about dynamic, think about an imaginary book which shows diverse information to diverse readers or at diverse times. It is coded through programming languages or scripting languages like Javascript, PHP, Perl or ASP. These languages are then, combined through HTML and then, sent to the visitors window in the form of dynamic look. 

Components of WWW (WEB)
World Wide Web
Web Browsers: To many, the most familiar element of the Web is the browser. A browser is actually the visitor’s window for the Websites as used to take a look of Web documents and in order to access the Web-based applications and services. The most popular browsers are Netscape's Navigator and Microsoft's Internet Explorer, the latest versions of which both support Java Script. Today's Web browsers extend Mosaic's GUI features with multimedia capabilities and with browser programming languages such as Java and Java Script. These programming languages make it possible to develop Web documents that are highly interactive, meaning they do more than simply connect us to another Web page elsewhere on the Internet.  The most popular web browsers are as -

1. Google Chrome
2. Mozilla Firefox
3. Internet Explorer
4. Opera
5. Safari

Features of WWW
1.  WWW is the most popular services provided via the Internet.
2.  It's client component is Web browser.
3.  It's server component is Web server.
4.  It's language is HTML (SGML).
 5.  It's protocol suite is TCP/IP (includes HTTP).
6.  It's document is termed as Web site. 

Applications of WWW
1.  It provides E-mail services.
2.  It provides the chatting facilities.
3.  It provides the E-commerce & other E-sevices.
4.  It provides newsgroups services.
5.  It provides the educational services like online teaching etc.
6. It provides entertainment services like playing videogame. listening to a music CD, directing a movie etc.


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