browser - Software that helps you find your way around the Internet.
crash - What happens when your computer stops working!
directory - A huge list of web sites organised into handy categories.
domain name - Part of the URL or address of a web site or e-mail address.
download - To transfer information to your computer.
e-mail - Electronic mail sent from one computer to another.
emoticons - Used to express emotions in e-mail, e.g. a text version of a smile would be :-)
favourites - A list of your favourite web pages.
flame - An angry, aggressive message.
frames - Separate areas on a web site page.
home page - A web site's opening page which gives you information about what can be found at that site.
hyperlink - A word or phrase on a web page, usually underlined, that can turn your mouse pointer into a little hand. Clicking on it will transfer you to somewhere else, either on that page or any other page on the web.
internet - A collection of inter-connected computer networks.
Java - One of the computer languages used to write Internet programs.
JPEG - A type of graphic file.
keyword - A word used to search the Internet through a Search Engine.
modem - A device that links a computer to a telephone line giving access to the Internet.
netiquette - Suggested rules of Internet etiquette.
online - You are 'online' whenever you are connected to the Internet.
Children's Internet Guide