Saturday, 28 May 2022, 10:51 AM
Site: Be Connected
Course: Glossary (Glossary)
Glossary: Glossary
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Upload

To send something such as a file or picture to somewhere else online. E.g. upload a picture to Facebook.

URL

Short for Uniform Resource Locator. It's also known as the web address. For example, the URL for Be Connected is https://beconnected.esafety.gov.au, but you can also type in beconnected.esafety.gov.au and it would still work.

USB / USB-C

Short for Universal Serial Bus (you don't need to ever remember what it stands for), a USB port is a type of socket found on most computers that's used to connect things like a cabled keyboard, mouse, printer, camera or external hard drive. Newer computers are using a smaller, more recent, adaptation of the original USB, known as a USB-C. The USB-C port and connectors are different to the original USB, but there are adaptors available so you can still use older USB connectors and cables.

Username

A unique name that identifies someone on a computer, app or program. For protected information, a unique username must be used along with a strong password in order to identify the user to the application, program or company.