Computer Training Expert Solution Consults Computer Basics 4259 Nov 2010 Learn

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Computer Training Expert Solution Consults Computer Basics 42/59, Nov - 2010 ° Learn to Know Why and How! [email protected] or [email protected] If you are already on the internet and perform a search, the page that allowed you to do the search will present you with the address (called a link) of the page. You can just click it and you would be taken to that web page A Link A link is a word or a sentence that, when clicked, would lead you to a web page or produces an internet-related action. Because a link is meant for the internet, it is usually displayed in a different color although this depends on the person who created the link. There are two main ways you get a link: Somebody may send it to you as a reference or an indication If you are already on the internet, you may see some words or sentences that coincidentally all display in the same color The color of the link is not really what makes it a link. It is the result of what it produces that makes it a link. To distinguish a link from the other text on a document or a web page, when you position your mouse on it, the mouse pointer usually changes into a closed hand with a pointing finger. A link can also be created on a picture. To indicate that a picture holds a link, when you position your mouse on it, the pointing finger cursor appears. Search Engines Although the internet is highly rich with information, that information is not always organized the way you particularly expect. When "browsing", you may find it hard to get the particular information you want. To provide an alternative, there are some specialized sites that can perform the search for you, with more or less accuracy. These sites are referred to as search engines. Some of the most popular of them are Google.com, Yahoo.com, Alexa.com, MSN.com, Netscape.com, Altavista.com, and Search.com. To do a search, first access a search engine site. Each one of them provides you with a convenient box in which you can type the word or sentence to search and press Enter. After a few seconds, the results would be displayed in a list. You can then click each link and check it. Most of the search engine sites provide more services than searching the web. For example, both Yahoo and MSN provide free email addresses and the ability to check your email messages. Some of them also allow you to look for a job, a relationship. Most of them allow you to shop. Many of them also provide news, etc. Even though the internet simplifies accessing information, its vastness makes it a little difficult to find relevant information quickly. To make searching easier, search engines were developed. They are software on the web that help internet users to look for specific information. Search engines usually refer to websites that are used to search for data on the web. They search for information on the web on the basis of certain keywords specified by the user. The result of the search is a list of documents that contain the keywords. However, the list of found documents could be long, to narrow down the search; there are several options that can be applied. E.g. putting
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