Internet Terms Crossword

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A network of computers spanning the globe. The internet
A software program that enables you to view Web pages on your computer. internet browser
A site or area on the World Wide Web that is accessed by its own Internet address. website
The original starting page. home page
Tells you the name of the web page. title bar
Has commands for moving around the web page, printing, etc. menu bar
Shortcuts to commands. tool bar
Webpage address. If you want to go directly to a webpage, you will need to know the address. address bar
Using a search engine like Google to find the address. keyword search
A web site that helps you find the web address of another website. search engine


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Introduction to Web Design- Crossword 1


A list of websites that have been visited recently. Browser History
visual communication combinin images, words, and ideas to convey information to an audience. Graphic Design
allows user to navigate by clicking with a mouse instead of typing User Interface
a programming language used for creating web pages HTML
Specially formatted documents that can contain links, images, and other media. Readable by web browsers HTML Files
A vast computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide Internet
two or more connected computers that share resources in a certain location Local Area Network
a set of computers which are connected to each other and operate as part of the same system, able to exchange information and messages Network
A small program that can be downloaded which allows users to enhance their browser; this allows extra activities of the web for example, the Quicktime plug-in allows visitors to watch movies and Shocwave plug-in allows users to play games. Plug In
a specialized website that allows you to search through the billions of websites on the World Wide Web to find exactly what you want. Search Engine
A list of websites where the search words are found Search Result
a computer on a network that runs specialized software and stores information in order to "serve" it to the other networked computers Server
a web page's unique address on the World Wide Web that tells the browser exactly where to find the web pages web" which emphasize machine-facilitate understanding of information which will provide a more productive and intuitive user experience. URL
Text or images on a webpage where users can click to travel to another web destination. The mouse pointer turns into a hand when you hover over a link. Web Links
A single document (which can include images, videos, charts, etc.) viewable through a web browser Web Page
a collection of webpages Website
two or more computers or LANS located apart from each other that are connected together for the purposes of sharing information Wide Area Network
the information that is found on the Internet World Wide Web

Technology Crossword


The opening page of a website. homepage
A computer language used to create web pages. HTML
A file format for compressing pictures JPEG
A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen. hyperlink
The ability to use technology to find, organize, and evaluate information. digitalliteracy
A group of networked computers that share a common address (.edu, .com). Domain
The process of converting data into code. encryption
A security system that protects a network. firewall
A way to narrow search results by using the operators AND, OR, & NOT. BooleanLogic
A temporary storage place for quick retrieval of frequently used data. cache
A small text file stored in a computer’s hard drive by a website. cookie
An organized collection of information that is searchable. database
To practice appropriate and responsible behavior when using technology digitalcitizenship
The text field in a web browser where an URL is displayed or typed. addressbar
The amount of data that can be sent through a connection at one time. bandwidth
To save the URL of a webpage for easy access in the future. bookmark
Instructions you input for a computer to follow. code
The action of writing CODE or instructions for the computer to follow. programming
An unit of memory (8 binary digits represent a character). byte
Central Processing Unit- The brain of the computer. cpu
A program that searches for items in a database or sites on the WWW. searchengine
Uniform Resource Locator- The address of a resource on the WWW. url
A program used to navigate the WWW. browser
The global system of interconnected computer networks that link billions of devices. internet
A set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources. network
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol- the set of rules for transferring files on the World Wide Web. http

Web Design Crossword


clickable text in a hyperlink Anchor
used to format the layout of webpages in conjunction with HTML cascading style sheets
area enclosed by the beginning and ending tags Container element
small piece of data kept and stored on websites cookie
name used in URL's to identify a particular webpage Domain
refers to using computer code to place something such as a video or song on a Website or blog Embed
any link that goes to a different domain external link
design for characters you type font
graphics interchange format, image file format commonly used for images on the web GIF
Joint photographic experts group, popular image file format jpeg
hypertext markup language, used to create webpages HTML
internet protocol address, numerical label assigned to each device connected IP Address
does not start on a new line and only takes up as much width as necessary inline element
adjusting the space between characters, placing two characters closer together than normal kerning
HTML object that allows you to jump to a new location when click or tap it link
number of pixels contained on a display monitor resolution
basic unit of programmable color on a computer display pixel
red, blue, green refers to a system for representing the colors used on a computer display RGB
a small line attached to the end of a stroke in a letter or symbol serif
computer program that lets a user enter, change, store, and usually print text text editor
document commonly written in HTML that is accessible through the Internet web page
a Web site that allows users to add and update content on the site using their own Web browser wiki



A content filtering and ad blocking extension for the Google Chrome, Apple Safari (desktop and mobile), Opera and Microsoft Edge web browsers. AdBlock allows users to prevent page elements, such as advertisements, from being displayed. AdBlock
A way to overlay something on top of to block users from moving forward with a transaction. We have used Akamai redirect to block the home page when we had pricing issues, such as a $0.00 fare, to prevent customers from purchasing. Akamai redirect
Short for "application," which is the same thing as a software program. While an app may refer to a program for any hardware platform, it is most often used to describe programs for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. App
A program that runs on a computer for viewing internet pages. Browser
Temporary internet files stored on your computer. Cache
Text or image on a web page that asks a customer to do something. There will be a link when selected that goes to another page where the action to take is located. call to action
Files used to track activity or pre-populate information when you visit a site again. Cookie
Transferring a file from a website to your computer. Download
A network security system that monitors incoming and outgoing network traffic and decides whether to allow or block specific traffic based on a defined set of security rules. Firewall
Your computer’s storage device. Hard Drive
The physical parts of a computer and all related devices.  Hardware
The communication procedure used by web browsers and web servers to transfer files. HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. The same thing as HTTP, but uses a secure socket layer (SSL) for security purposes HTTPS
A unique number given when you connect to the internet. IP Address
Internet Service Provider - the company you use to purchase your internet access. ISP
The user name and password you use to sign into an account. Login
A search engines that searches other search engines. A meta search engine submits your query to several other search engines and returns a summary of the results. In the technical support world, this is a travel website such as Kayak, Skyscanner, FareCompare, TripAdvisor, Trivago and Hipmunk. Meta search engine
A network hardware device that is connected to a computer to connect it to the internet or other networks. This is typically in the form of a small box that you get from your provider. Modem
Software used to operate your computer. Operating System
The attempt to obtain sensitive information. Typically carried out by a malicious email that directs users to enter personal information at a fake website whose look and feel are similar to a legitimate one. Phishing
type of window that opens without the user selecting "New Window" from a program's File menu. Pop-up window
The central processing unit. Processor
The computer’s virtual memory, a workspace used to handle short-term tasks. RAM
To restart your computer Reboot
A host that delivers web pages to your computer. Server
Outline, or map, of the pages needed for a website. Sitemap
Lines of computer code written by programmers that tell the computer what to do. Also known as a program or an application. Software
Slang name for unsolicited commercial email/junk mail. SPAM
How fast your internet connection transmits and displays pages. Transmission Speeds
A term for transferring software or other files from your computer to another computer. Upload
Also known as a web address. URL
Means people with disabilities are able to use the website. Web Accessibility

Internet Vocabulary Crossword


Type of internet service that connects wirelessly through mobile phone services. 3G and 4G service
Device used to access the internet, computer, tablet, phone, or printer. Access device
Appears after the path, tells browser to load a specific part of the page usually begins with a #. Anchor
Maximum data transfer rate of a network or Internet connection. It measures how much data can be sent over a specific connection in a given amount of time. Bandwidth
Fast data transfer speeds, always connected and can transmit multiple signals simultaneously. Broadband service
A software application used to locate and display web pages. Browser
Usually identifies the organization in a URL. Domain name
(DNS) translated domain names into IP addresses. Domain server
Commercial transactions conducted electronically online. Ecommerce
Messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network. Email
Loads a specific page, separated by a /. File path
Acts as a host or network interface identification and location addressing. IP Address
Provides internet access, such as XFINITY. ISP
Device that enables a computer to transmit data, either hard wired or wireless, to the internet. Modem
Unit of data that is routed between an origin and destination. Packets
String of characters after the path, begins with a ? Parameters
Device that forwards data packets along networks. It is connected to at least two networks either LANs or WANs. Router
Most URLs begin with http or https. Scheme
A program that searches for and identifies items in a database that correspond to keywords or characters specified by the user, used especially for finding particular sites on the World Wide Web. Search engine
To work from home, making use of the internet, e-mail, and the telephone. Telecommuting

Computer Safety Crossword


Small circuit board that controls processing within a computer microprocessor
Physical parts of a computer Hardware
A program that contains instructions for a computer Software
Applications are also known as Apps
Consists of information Message
Refers to the method used to enter or transmit your message to a computer Input
Information or data retrieved or received from a computer Output
"Brain of the computer" CPU
Input/Output device that reads data from and writes data to a disK Diskdrive
Output device that displays text and graphics on a screen Monitor
Input device used for commands and navigation Mouse
Input device with an arrangement of letters, etc. Keyboard
First line of defense Password
An unauthorized user able to access and misuse information Hacker
A destructive program loaded onto a computer Virus
Defamation by written or printed words or pictures Libel
Defamation by oral utterance Slander
A program that allows users to view web pages and online information Browser
Sotware that has been written to detect, isolate, and destroy viruses Antivirusprogram
A web address URL
Any word, phrase, or picure that, when clicked, take the user to another location Hyperlink
Electronic mail Email
Playing video and sound in real time Streaming
Retrieving somehting fromt he internet and storing it on a disk drive Downloading
Using material antoher person has created and claims it as your own Plagiarism

will Crossword


Information that is instantly published to a web site blog
real-time, synchronous, text-based communication via computer chat
A single character in a numbering system. In decimal, digits are 0 through 9 digit
(dots per inch) the way the resolution of display and printing is measured dip
A method of identifying computer addresses Domain name
a way of storing your favorite sites on the Internet BookMark
A type of text code in Hypertext Markup Language which, when embedded in a document, allows that document to be read and distributed across the Internet HTML
The hypertext transfer protocol (http) that enables html documents to be read on the Internet HTTP
A global network of thousands of computer networks linked by data lines and wireless systems Internet
a computer language, developed by Sun Microsystems, that lets you encode applications, such as animated objects or computer programs, on the Internet JAVA
A device that connects your computer to the Internet, when you are not connected via a LAN Modem
A destructive computer program that replicates itself throughout your computer's hard drive and and memory WORM
A term that applies to programs/applets (macros and intelligent agents) used on the Internet Web Bot
A universal resource locator (a computer address) that identifies the location and type of resource on the Web URL
The command to log on to another computer on the Internet Telnet
The Web's integration of audio, video, graphics and text Multimedia
A software program that allows users to access the Internet Browser
A hypermedia information storage system which links computer-based resources around the world Wide World Web (WWW)
specialized software, such as AltaVista and Yahoo, that lets WWW browser users search for information on the Web by using keywords, phrases, and boolean logic Search Engine
open source, server-side HTML scripting languaage used to create dynamic Web pages PHP

technology Crossword


company of the type of touch screen phone most of the world uses today apple
does not eliminate servers serverless computing
a video adapter video card
is the integration of digital information with live video augmented reality
a conventional method of transmitting data Analogue
is software that allows you to view a PDF document Adobe Acrobat Reader
is a document sent with an email message Attachment
refers to the part of an application that performs an essential task not apparent to the user Back-end
smallest unit of measurement in computing. bit
a wireless communications technology intended to replace cables bluetooth
a saved link to a particular Web page bookmark
to load and initialise the operating system on a computer. boot
A software program that allows you to surf the web Browser
is temporarily stored on your computer. Cache
microprocessor that performs many functions and calculations that make your computer run Chip
refers to a website's text and information, as opposed to its design and structure Content
refers to measures designed to protect your computer Cybersecurity
a small program that allows a peripheral device such as a printer or scanner to connect to your PC Device driver
method by which users access and save or "pull down" software or other files to their own computers Download
electronic mail is a way of sending messages over the internet Email

Digital Technology Crossword


computer resources must be ready for use by authorized users when needed availability
keep information protected from unauthorized disclosure or viewing confidentiality
process of converting data into a secret code for transmission over a public network cryptography
separate two or more parts of a network to control data exchange between each other firewall
prevent data from being modified or tampered with integrity
rate at which a processor can complete a processing cycle clock speed
data sent to your computer by a Web server that records your actions on a certain Web site cookie
code made up of numbers separated by three dots that identifies a particular computer on the Internet IP address
computer network limited to a small area such as an office building, university, or even a residential home LAN
main circuit board of your computer and is also known as the mainboard or logic board motherboard
each motherboard has a collection of chips and controllers known as _____ chipset
external device that provides input and output for the computer (e.g. keyboard, mouse) peripheral
memory containing hardwired instructions that the computer uses when it boots up, before the system software loads ROM
protocol used for sending e-mail over the Internet using a set of commands that authenticate and direct the transfer of electronic mail SMTP
hardware or software that acts as a bridge between two networks so that data can be transferred between a number of computers gateway

Internet Crossword


Free software package or mobile app that lets you view web pages, graphics, and most online content. Browser
It is the web browser address of internet pages and files. URL
Sending and receiving of typewritten messages from one screen to another E-Mail
Broad term that describes transferring something you find on the internet or World Wide Web to your computer or other device Download
Consists of software or hardware that protects your computer from hackers and viruses. Firewall
Modern online writer's column. Blog
A computer that is used to transfer data on the Internet Host
Large database of domain names and their correspondent IP addresses DNS
Unique number used to identify a computer on the Internet IP address
Main or index page of a web site. Home Page