Kbps - Kilobits Per Second
A measure of data transfer. A 14.4 Kbps
modem transfers data at about 1.8 kilobytes per second or about
100 KB per minute.
This is a term used to describe content
on a web page so that search engines can properly index the page.
It is possible to put up keywords that don't really apply to a particular
page to get more traffic, but that is discouraged by most search
engines and could result in having all of your web pages go unlisted.
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Abbreviation for Local Area Network. Used
to connect computers over a short distance such as computers within
the same company or office.
Limiting to a Field
Requiring that a keyword or phrase appear
in a specific field of documents retrieved. Most often used to limit
to the "Title" field in order to find documents primarily
about one or more keywords. (Can be used for other fields. See the
table summarizing search tools features.)
The URL imbedded in another document,
so that if you click on the highlighted text or button referring
to the link, you retrieve the outside URL. If you search the field
"link:", you retrieve on text in these imbedded URL's
which you do not see in the documents.
See also: Hyperlink and Hypertext
The address of a Web page. If the value
is a full URL, the server returns a "redirect" to the
client to retrieve the specified object directly. Location: http://WWW.Stars.com/
If you want to reference another file on your own server, you should
output a partial URL.
The process entering in information related
to an account name and its password in order to access a time-sharing
Lynx is a "browser" program
like Netscape or Internet Explorer that can access information on
World Wide Web, but without access to images, film, or sound. It
is used often from slow modems to eliminate the need to wait to
download images and other features.
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