Computer and internet open a new world of knowledge, information, fun, socialising and so much more. That is why; today it has become necessary to have internet knowledge for everyone, young or old. To be able to understand the usage of internet, it is important to know what internet is and how it works.
Know more about internet
Internet is an inter-connection of various computer networks linked to each other via cables and satellites. As there are pages in a book, there are webpages on the internet. These webpages are located in websites or rather, you can say, ‘web books’. There are millions or such websites and on the internet, you can access any site anytime from anywhere in the world, as long as you have an internet connection. Just as you need electricity to work your electric equipment, you need an internet service provider. You can get your internet service from any company that provides the service. All you have to do is pay a fee and get your connection, also known as the broadband internet connection.
Advantages of internet
Internet is like the miracle key to any of your doubts or entertainment. You can watch movies or your favourite television shows on it. You can watch or listen to the albums you like. You can read books, watch cookery shows, browse through daily news, to do your grocery or cloth shopping, to access social media pages such as Twitter or Facebook and more. In brief, you will find every info in the world on a variety of topics on the internet.
Thus, with a connection, you can learn, read, watch, get entertained and just see the amazing world of internet just open up before you. The whole world is now literally on your finger tip!
The first step – the web browser
As every book has a title, every website has an address. It is also known as URL or Uniform Resource Locator. For example, the web address of Microsoft is www.microsoft.com. WWW is the abbreviation for World Wide Web and that is how most websites are named. Some sites have their countries name on them, like UK or United Kingdom, au or Australia, in or India and so on. These websites contain icons or topics on its home page. The home page is the first page that opens when you go to the site.