Network, Internet & Web Search Planning

Unlike many web design or marketing agencies, we do not run automated software and send you out a long technical Website Review Report on what you or indeed your last developer have missed. During the collation of this list, we’ve taken data from Wikipedia, Netmarketshare.com and Alexa.com. Yahoo & Bing compete more with each other than with Google. A recent report on netmarketshare.com tells us that Yahoo have a market share of 7.68 percent. Although a leader as a free email provider, this is declining significantly though with their recent acknowledgement that User Details & Passwords where hacked last year.

Or the internet, a query will most likely return millions of results. Use more keywords to improve accuracy and to reduce a high volume of results. If your query is about another topic, select ‘Other’ from the drop-down menu above. If your query is about another benefit, select ‘Other’ from the drop-down menu above. Don't include any personal or financial information, for example National Insurance, credit card numbers, or phone numbers. The Be My Eyes app has specialist support that allows customers to call RNIB and share their video with so visual support is given.

  • You type relevant ‘keywords’ into a search engine, which then looks for pages throughout the internet that contain those words and thus might hold the answer to your question.
  • May well be indexed e.g. other search engines, so if you cannot find any information which you are seeking, look on another search engine or similar site which has lots of links.
  • Microsoft’s search engine provides different services including image, web and video search along with maps.
  • Most of this guidance is relevant whatever your search engine of choice is.

And they do, we are now watching the first generation of kids grow up who could whizz their way round a tablet before they could talk properly. Given the enormous amount of information available on the Internet, search engines are an essential technology today for the operation of this network. Often you will use a search engine such as Google or Bing to search online.

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Social media platforms are online tools that allow you to create and share content and interact with others. There are huge number of social media platforms out there, including big names like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, moreal.org and YouTube. Blogs tend to have longer written content and there are a range of blogging platforms that can be used. If the above actions fail, go into one of the search engines, e.g. and look for the information again.

But a word of warning, the results may not be what you are really seeking. Some Search Engines are better than others, with experience you will find those that bring the best results in your subject area. Some search engines such as Google will indicate if a common word has been excluded by displaying details on the results page below the search box. The World Wide Web or WWW or "The Web" consists of documents which have been turned into web pages which are stored on computers around the Internet. Each group of related pages in one location on the network is called a web site.

Accessibility links

All local and mobile libraries have computers with free internet access - you can book half hour or hourly sessions. Contact your local library for more information about this free service. Use the following link to get contact details for your local library or to book a computer session through Libraries NI website. When the system is having trouble establishing a stable connection, it’s best to reboot the PC. The action removes temporary glitches, so it might restore the connection.

Examples of search engines

Updates usually contain repairs for common system problems and smooth out wireless network issues. Try browsing the web to check whether Windows Firewall blocked your internet access. Keep reading to learn how to ensure that your Windows 11 computer can always access the internet. Why not get involved with some of the ongoing research and take part in the Tablet Project helping to understand better how the use of touchscreen devices affects our little ones. Children can only learn what is available to them, traditionally parents, friends, school, and the wider community would have been the only gateways to learning.

Their key concept was to have search results based on a simple question + answer web format. It is a question & answer community where you can get the answers for your question and it integrates a large amount of archive data to answer your question. Because of this dependency on archived and active user contributions the results will not be as current as those you get in Google, Bing and Yahoo. They’ve tried to counter where their resources don’t have the answer they take help from a third-party search engine. Lots of scammers choose search engines over email spam - to avoid this adjust your internet browser settings so that the browser doesnt run any program unless you allow it to.

You can find JISCmail listsin your field of interest by searching the Category Pages or using the Keyword Search feature. Some services may have the word GO immediately after the box, if so the click onto it, again to activate the service. These are a string of letters and punctuation in a set format.