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PROTOCOL basically is the 'language' spoken between computers to help them exchange information. More technically, it is a formal description of message formats and the rules that two computers must follow in order to exchange those messages.
The word 'protocol' is actually from a Greek word "protocollon" (kind of a funny word actually).
These are some examples of protocol types that alot of common people around the world use almost everyday. Im sure you will be used to these terms.


The HyperText Transfer Protocol is the set of rules for exchanging files (text, graphic images, sound, video, and other multimedia files) on the World Wide Web. This protocol provides a way for people around the world to publish and retrieve "HTML" pages on the World Wide Web. You can see (http://) in your address bar when you start up an internet site which is Hypertext Transfer Protocol.



Secured HTTP. HTTP Over SSL. Protocol enabling the secured transmission of Web pages. Same as in HTTP, you can see (https://) in your address bar when you start up an internet site which is Secured HyperText Transfer Protocol.



File Transfer Protocol. This is the language used for file transfer from computer to computer across the World Wide Web.


The basic protocols controlling applications on the Internet; it stands for "transmission control protocol/Internet protocol.
  • ===(TCP)===: uses a set of rules to exchange messages with other Internet points at the information packet level
  • ===(IP)===: uses a set of rules to send and receive messages at the Internet address level

There are many other Internet protocols, such as the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) which is not very often used by alot of common people.

Oooh, there are somthing written on this page even before even I got in to this page!!!!!!
Ghostly surprising! It might be Jigsaw,,,,,Obviously,,,,,,,Ghostly!