Glossary

Domain Name: A domain name is a unique name that identifies an internet resource such as a website. Wikipedia

Webpage: A webpage is a web document that is suitable for the World Wide Web and the web browser. Wikipedia

Website: A website is a set of related web pages typically served from a single web domain. Wikipedia

Web Hosting: A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible via the World Wide Web. Wikipedia

Server: A server is a running instance of an application (software) capable of accepting requests from the client and giving responses accordingly. Wikipedia

Shared Hosting: A shared web hosting service or virtual hosting service or derive host refers to a web hosting service where many websites reside on one web server connected to the Internet. Wikipedia

VPS Hosting: A virtual private server (VPS) is a virtual machine sold as a service by an Internet hosting service. Wikipedia

Reseller Hosting: Reseller hosting is a form of web hosting wherein the account owner has the ability to use his or her allotted hard drive space and bandwidth to host websites on behalf of third parties. Wikipedia

Dedicated Server: A dedicated hosting service, dedicated server, or managed hosting service is a type of Internet hosting in which the client leases an entire server not shared with anyone else. Wikipedia

Bandwidth: Bandwidth is a measurement of bit-rate of available or consumed data communication resources expressed in bits per second or multiples of it (bit/s, kilobit/s, Megabit/s, Gigabit/s, etc.). Wikipedia

IP Address: An Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label assigned to each device (e.g., computer, printer) participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. Wikipedia

Disk Space: The term “disk space” is an amount of computer storage space on random-access memory devices, such as on a hard drive, floppy or USB flash drive. Wikipedia

Domain Parking: Domain parking refers to the registration of an internet domain name without that domain being associated with any services such as e-mail or a website. Wikipedia

SSL: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols designed to provide communication security over the Internet. They use X.509 certificates and hence asymmetric cryptography to authenticate the counterparty with whom they are communicating and to exchange a symmetric key. Wikipedia

FTP: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files from one host to another host over a TCP-based network, such as the Internet. Wikipedia

SSH: Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for secure data communication, remote command-line login, remote command execution, and other secure network services between two networked computers. Wikipedia

Webmail: Webmail (or web-based email) is any email client implemented as a web application running on a web server. Wikipedia

IMAP: Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) is a protocol for e-mail retrieval and storage. Wikipedia

POP3: Post Office Protocol (POP) is an application-layer Internet standard protocol used by local e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail from a remote server over a TCP/IP connection. POP has been developed through several versions, with version 3 (POP3) being the current standard. Wikipedia

SMTP: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for electronic mail (e-mail) transmission. Wikipedia

Spam: Email spam, also known as junk email or unsolicited bulk email (UBE), is a subset of electronic spam involving nearly identical messages sent to numerous recipients by email. Wikipedia

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Blog: A blog is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web consisting of posts typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first). Wikipedia

WordPress: WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Wikipedia

Content: Content is “something that is to be expressed through some medium, as speech, writing or any of various arts.” Content can be delivered via many different media including the internet, television, and audio CDs, books, magazines, live events, such as conferences and stage performances. Wikipedia

MySQL: MySQL is (as of March 2014) the world’s second most widely used open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). Wikipedia