The software that distributes the information and the machine where the information and software reside is called the server.
• provides requested service to client
• e.g., Web server sends requested
Web page Client:
The software that resides on the remote machine, communicates with the server, fetches the information, processes it, and then displays it on the remote machine is called the client.
• initiates contact with server (―speaks first‖)
• typically requests service from server
• Web: client implemented in browser
Software that delivers Web pages and other documents to browsers using the HTTP protocol
A web page is a document or resource of information that is suitable for the World Wide Web and can be accessed through a web browser.
A collection of pages on the World Wide Web that are accessible from the same URL and typically residing on the same server.
Uniform Resource Locator, the unique address which identifies a resource on the Internet for routing purposes.