Annotated Bibliography On The World Wide Web Essay

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The World Wide Web consists of a collection of electronic documents in the form of web pages. These web pages have unique addresses called URL’s that show where to locate the web page on the World Wide Web. This essay will examine various definitions of URL’s and cookies, and why a web analyst should care about their importance.
Definitions of URL and why an analyst should care about its importance.
A URL (Universal Resource Locator) is defined, according to contests.about.com, as the “other name for a web address or the text that a web visitor types into their internet browser when visiting a website.” [1]. Contests.about.com, states further that once the web visitor provides the browser with a URL, it can find where to go in locating the web page that wants to be visited. The web page symbolizes the “resource” that the browser is trying to locate with a URL. Webopedia.com, defines a URL as the “global address of available documents and other resources on the world wide web.” [2]. Webopedia.com elaborates further that the first part of a URL is known as a protocol identifier and it indicates what protocol to use, and the second part is the resource name and it specifies the IP address or the domain name where the resource is located. A URL is the address of a webpage or file on the internet. For example, the URL of amazon website is “http://amazon.com”. The address of Amazon’s coupon page is http://www.amazon.com/Coupons/b/ref=sv_gb_1?ie=UTF8&node=2231352011/URL”. The…

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