Webmaster Jargon Buster

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Webmasterserve

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The Internet is full of jargons, acronyms and abbreviated words, a new Webmaster may find some of the words incomprehensible. This tread will attempt to lost popular Webmastering terms and what they mean in plain language.
If the word you are struggling with is not on the list, just post it and we will provide the meaning and add it to the master list.

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AdSense
AdWords

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FTP - Abbreviation of File Transfer Protocol. This is the tool or method you need to upload files from you computer to your website.
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SERP - Search Engine Result Page.
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XML - Extensible Markup Language,
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DevonWebsites

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I have a couple for you to add to your list:

S > SPAM EMAILS > Unsolicited email often unwanted mainly selling products similar to viagra or junk stock of companies about to go bust.

I > Internet > An internetwork connecting many smaller networks.

H > HTTP> Hyper Text Transfer Protocol, the method by which webpages are delivered to a browser.

W > Web Browser > An application that allows you to view webpages on the interent.
 

Webmasterserve

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XML is abbreviation for Extensible Markup Language, its just a document descripion language, for example HTML . I do not mean they are the same thing though.
 
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