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What is the Internet?
Searching the Web
Publishing to the Web
Introduction to the Internet: Understanding
The address of this page is:
You will find it in the location bar at the top of this page. It can
be analyzed, or parsed, as follows:
The domain name indicates the server where the page is housed: in this case at ccat (Center for the Computer Analysis of Texts) sas (School of Arts and Sciences) upenn (University of Pennsylvania). The final edu indicates that this server is located in a US educational institution.
In the directory path, which appears after the single / , the tilde (~) indicates that this is a personal directory (belonging to kmcmahon), which contains a subdirectory (workshop) which contains the file or page you are reading (URL's.html)
Whenever you are typing a Web address, it is essential to get every detail precisely. Each dot, forward slash, upper-case letter, lower-case letter, etc. must be represented exactly. To avoid problems, whenever possible, cut and paste web addresses .
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