Definitions[edit | edit source]
A website is
|“||[a] location on the World Wide Web, accessed by typing its address (URL) into a Web browser. A Web site always includes a home page and may contain additional documents or pages.||”|
|“||a set of interconnected webpages, prepared and maintained as a collection of information.||”|
Overview[edit | edit source]
A website is stored on a Web server. The typical language that the pages of a website are written in is HyperText Mark-up Language (HTML). This language allows users to easily navigate between related pages or files. It also allows a related collection of Web pages to be linked to another related collection of Web pages.
|“||In general, commercial Web sites fall into at least one of eight possible categories: 1) search and portal, 2) storage and infrastructure, 3) information, 4) entertainment, 5) communication and social networking, 6) e-commerce, 7) brand and personal identity, and 8) crime.||”|
References[edit | edit source]
- Digital Equip. Corp. v. Altavista Technology, Inc., 960 F. Supp. 456, 459 n.2 (D. Mass. 1997) (full-text).
- Practices for Securing Critical Information Assets, Glossary, at 59.
- State v. Kirby, 141 N.M. 838, 840, 161 P.3d 883 (2007) (full-text).
- The Internet Economy 25 Years After .Com: Transforming Commerce & Life, at 10.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Affiliate website
- Interactive website
- Internal website
- Moderately interactive website
- Passive website
- Redirected website
- Third-party websites or applications
- Website capture tool
- Website defacement
- Website design
- Website development
- Website operator
- Website or online service directed to children
- Website owner
- Website publisher