By Sandra Alfonso,

2nd Period

December 18, 2012

Lesson 7, Vocabulary 

  • Attribute: addition to an HTML tag that is used to modify its properties.
  • Container tags: Tags that work in pairs usually with some other text.
  • Document type declaration (DTD): basically tells the browser what type of document to expect.
  • Empty tags: does not contain text.
  • HTML: consists of a series of tags or codes that can be used in a web page to designate attributes of a section of text.
  • Hypertext: Organization of units of information that can be connected with links.
  • Ordered list
  • Source code:
  • Tags: codes that can be used in a Web page to designate attributes of a section of text.
  • Unordered list: good for listing items whose order is not important.
  • Ordered list: number instead of a bullet.
  • Value: species that the paragraph be aligned in the center of the page.

Lesson 8, Vocabulary.

  • Absolute URL: is one in which the protocol and Web server name is used.
  • External link: links to documents that reside on Web sites other than the one you are creating.
  • Hyperlink: links to other pages.
  • Internal Link: links that are used to navigate between the pages of one site.
  • Intrapages link: is a link within one Web page.
  • Link: pointer to a document on file somewhere on the web.
  • Relative URL: Is one in which the document being linked to is described relative to another location.
  • Thumbnail: small image representation of a larger image.


  • Cell: an enclosed space in a table.
  • Container: the page in a frameset that defines the name and source files that will make up the frames page; it does not display itself but rather acts as a holder for the frames pages.
  • Frameset: Name given to a group of frames that act together to make up one web page.
  • Nested:  Opening a new tag before closing the first one.

Lesson 10, Vocabulary

  • Button: in order to submit the information in the form to the age defined by the ACTION attribute, you would need a button for the user to click.
  • Check box: similar to radio buttons in that there are a set of predefined choices from which the user may make a selection.
  • Form: an element on a Web page that is used to collect data from a Web site user.
  • Hidden field:  allows a value to be passed from the form to the page that is specific in the ACTION attribute without the knowledge of the Web user.
  • Label: the text after the radio button is the label that the user will see next to each radio button.
  • Password field: anything that a user types in a password field will be replaced by asterisks (*) so that anyone watching cannot see the text.
  • Pull-down menu: (drop) are used when you do not want the user to type in his or her own data.
  • Querystring: The search word in this case is “computers” and it was appended to the URL after question mark. (That portion of the URL)
  • Radio button: Another type of form element where the user is presented with a set of options from which to choose.
  • Text area: large space in which a user can type his or her comments.
  • Text box: where the text goes