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The World Wide Web

The Web is what put the Internet on the map and made it a household word. Many people mistakenly think the Internet is the Web. The truth, however, is that the Web is merely an application that sits on top of the Internet.

The Web is built on the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). HTTP is designed to be a small, fast protocol that is well suited for distributed multimedia information systems and hypertext jumps between sites.


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