Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: 0

Terms Letter: 0 .com It is a top level domain name(TLD). Very popular one. Its primary purpose was to be used by commercial enterprises. However nowadays the .COM are the most commonly used domains. .gif It is a file extension…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: A

ActiveX ActiveX is a model for writing programs.Developed by Microsoft ActiveX technologies are based on COM (Component Object Model). For example Flash movies are using ActiveX to be displayed in a user browser. ActiveX can be used with a variety…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: B

Terms Letter: B B Channel The ISDN bearer server channel. This channel carries digital voice and/or data transmission at a rate of 64 Kbit/sec. Primarily used for data (as opposed to signaling) transmissions. Backbone A term that is often used…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: D

Terms Letter: D D Channel It is the data chanel of an ISDN connection. Its speed can be 16 or 64 Kbps Data transfer In context of web hosting, it is the total amount of data that has been transfered…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: C

Terms Letter: C C/C++ One of the most popular programming languages. Most of the software programs and application are being written in C/C++. These can also be used for web programming. You can write your own C program and execute…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: E

Terms Letter: E E-Business Short for electronic business. It is a way of conducting business using web and Internet technologies. In other words you use Internet to sale goods and services. It extends the traditional business practices using the modern…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: F

Terms Letter: F Fantastico A popular script auto-installer. A web based application included in some web hosting Control Panels (CPanel for example). It contains a collection of free scripts such as PHPBB, WordPress, PHPNuke, Mambo, etc. Using Fantastico you can…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: G

Terms Letter: G Gateway A TCP/IP host(e.g computer or other hardware or software device) that has access to two or more different LAN networks. As such, it can forward messages across networks that other hosts would not be able to…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: H

Terms Letter: H HEX – Hexadecimal color system The most commonly used way to define colors in the Web. It is a system that defines colors based on their RGB values and associates a two digit hexadecimal number with each…

Web Hosting Glossary,Terms Letter: I

Terms Letter: I IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. A professional organisation whose activities include the development of communication and network standards IIS Microsoft Internet Information Server. It is a web server, product of the Microsoft corporation. All Windows…