Resources To Teach You How To Navigate The Web

August 10th, 2013 by admin

Navigating today’s web is more exciting than the old days of static sites that featured basic HTML code. Modern websites have fun interactive features that make the browsing experience more interesting. For example, today’s websites have smart technology that automatically displays content that is related to your previous browsing history. If you’re watching a video of something, you may seem links that automatically generated on similar topics of interest.

In other words, today’s web technology makes it faster and more convenient to find something that you’re looking for.Never heard of this before? Get up Continue reading ‘Resources To Teach You How To Navigate The Web’

Time Saving Tips When Navigating The Web

June 1st, 2013 by admin

Time Saving Tips When Navigating The Web

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Technology is rapidly changing. This means you have to constantly update your trade secrets in order to compensate for new skills. However, the more you learn, the better you will be at navigating the Web. Above all, there are many tricks and time saving techniques you can apply to your online navigational methods. For instance, on a Mac you can hit command T, which will open a new tab for you.Confused? Here ‘s Continue reading ‘Time Saving Tips When Navigating The Web’

How To Stay Current On The Web

March 25th, 2013 by admin

When it comes to the Web, being current is everything. In the field of technology and more specifically the Internet, evolution happens on a day-today basis. What might be the norm today might be considered dated tomorrow. In addition to the challenges of new programs, browser compatibility, varied screen sizes and accessibility, a website has to be able to maintain a fresh face to its visitors.

Content is probably one of the most important elements on a website. A news site with a Continue reading ‘How To Stay Current On The Web’

Ten Different Search Engines To Help Your Research

July 2nd, 2012 by admin

Performing research online requires the use of search engines. There are many different search engines that can be used for this purpose.

DuckDuckGo

This is a search engine that is similar to Google. One difference is that search suggestions are listed on the right side of the page.

Yippy

This search engine searches other online search engines to find deep searches.

Mahalo

This site is s human-powered search engine that has editors that are vetted for quality and relevance.

Webopedia

This site is an encyclopedia of resources for technology and computer related searches.

Dogpile

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How To Make More Specific Searches

January 19th, 2012 by admin

When you are searching for something very specific, you are going to want to make sure that the key word or phrase searches that you are doing are also very specific. This is going to give you a more targeted search, is going to lead you to more defined answers, and is going to assist you in finding the best sites and sources to get the answers you are looking for from. So, depending on what it is that you are searching for, the more technical the subject matter, the more specific you are going to want to be, in order to get the best search results when you are doing an in depth search. So, taking the time to learn specific key words and phrases, and doing the right search options when you are doing a basic search, is going to allow you to get a more targeted answer. Also, you are going to want to focus on a particular subject matter, rather than the subject as a whole, in order to get the specific terms and phrases, and in order to be lead to the right sites, when you are trying to find information on a key area.

How To Get A Quick Definition

January 6th, 2012 by admin

There are a lot of people who have to do a lot of writing, and a lot of students who run into words that they may not know the meaning of. There are a number of things that people can do to get quick definitions when they need them.

Most of the people who remember how things were done before the internet became so wide accepted and used will know that people used to rely on dictionaries for information about words and their meanings. This used to be the Continue reading ‘How To Get A Quick Definition’

Using A Wildcard When Navigating The Web

December 24th, 2011 by admin

When you are doing online searches, one of the search methods, the wildcard method, is a way for you to turn up the results that are least found when you search for a particular word, phrase, or topic. So, if you are looking for the results that do not turn up as often, or as high on the search engines that you use for natural key word search, you are going to find that the wildcard search is Continue reading ‘Using A Wildcard When Navigating The Web’

New to the Web?

November 27th, 2011 by admin

So you’ve just gotten wireless internet service at home and you’re anxious to find out what all the fuss is about. But where do you start? Googling is easy enough but it’s a big web world out there – here are a few tips for making the most of it.
Get References: Ask some friends what their favorite websites are and see what it is they like about Continue reading ‘New to the Web?’

Which Search Sites To Visit On The Web

July 19th, 2011 by admin

The internet provides users with more information than we could ever possibly process. When we need to learn about virtually anything, the internet is there to help. More than one way to find the information exists, and the following are a few of the best.

Google – It is hard to imagine that no one that uses the internet has not heard of this search engine giant. This is generally the first place that people turn to find the information.Additional information can be found at http://www.businessinsider.com/ballmer-bing-is-about-verbs-not-just-nouns-2011-7. Keep in mind, however, that the results from Google, and that of other search Continue reading ‘Which Search Sites To Visit On The Web’

Ten Tricks To Searching The Web

July 15th, 2011 by admin

This is not an exhaustive list but these tips will help navigate your way.

1- Check your spelling-even one wrong letter could lead you astray, far from the subject you want to find.

2- Be specific- the more detailed or precise you are about your search the greater chance of success.

3- Check that domain tag- Is it a .com, or a .net, or a .org, or one of many other suffixes you are looking for.

4- Beware pop ups-having a browser with a pop Continue reading ‘Ten Tricks To Searching The Web’