Types of Webpages
2) Web Directories
3) Search Engines
4) Understanding a URL
5) Five Types of Webpages
6) Evaluation Criteria
An advocacy webpage is one sponsored by an organization to influence
opinion. The URL address of this type of page frequently ends in .org.
Examples of advocacy pages: Democratic Party, Green Party, Human Rights
Council, Amnesty International.
A business or marketing webpage is one sponsored by a commercial
enterprise that is typically trying to sell or market their services/products.
The URL address frequently ends in .com. Examples of
business webpages are: Ford Motor Co., Hewlett Packard, Amazon.com.
A news webpage is one whose purpose is to provide timely information
about current events and issues. The URL address frequently ends in
.com. For example: San Francisco Chronicle, CNN, MSNBC.
An information webpage's purpose is to present factual information.
This includes reports, research findings, and general topical information.
The URL address frequently ends with .edu or .gov.
For example: San Jose Sate University, State of California, United States
Department of Defense.
personal webpage is created by an individual for his/her own personal
need. The URL frequently has a tilde (~) somewhere in the address.