Continuing with the Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) course we tackle the topic of market intelligence. What is Market Intelligence? Market Intelligence is generally taken to mean the gathering of industry-specific information. Market Intelligence is sometimes referred to as: secondary market
Understanding the basic concepts of what search engines are and how to best utilise them to improve the visibility of your website or blog acn be crucial.
How do you notify a search engine about new publications on your website or could internet directories be a better choice.
FTP or File Transfer Protocol is something that all of us, web users, use every day, oftern without realising it. Few will need the FTP command line syntax.
Telnet, originally used with the UNIX operating system is a protocol used to establish a remote host connection.
Email is so common place these days it seems hardly worthwhile including any kind of tutorial on simple mail transfer protocol.
Most e-mail clients allow you to attach files to a message so that they may be sent with the message. Most e-mail clients show these attachments as links or icons within the message.
Security on the Web. Secure Sites use data encryption to protect user’s data between client and server machines.
SSL or secure sockets is one of the main security protocols in use, and has been for many years.
The web browsers the course focuses on are Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Netscape’s Navigator. Although both are ostensibly free, Explorer is distributed with the Windows operating system and, as such, is probably built in to the cost.
A brief history of the internet from its inception in 1957 as ARPA through to the invention of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee to over 4 million users.
To the current day where most of every day life is carried out online.
Internet Fundamentals is a section of the CIW Course covering the basics of such things as: Browsing, Security, FTP, Telnet and Gopher.
No rocket science required to fumble through this section.
The CIW Course Foundation Overview is essentially an introduction to the Foundation section of the course material. It is dry but necessary.
Internet Fundamentals, Web Page Authoring Fundamentals and Network Fundamentals are the topics available in this section.
The CIW or Certified Internet Webmaster is a course provided by Scheidegger to hone your skills in Internet Publishing. It is not a Web Design Course.
Scheidegger have been a company in receipt of much criticism. Is it justified.