Key Web Terms to Know

Key Web Terms to Know

Key Web Terms to Know

When exploring your options online, some commonly used terms may discourage you from continuing the process. Learning some Internet lingo can help prepare you and give you confidence in your search. Here are some words to become familiar with:


1. Bandwidth

The measure of available or used data allowed by your hosting provider.


2. Domain

A company's Web address. For example,


3. Server

A computer that acts as a storage device for data and information used on the Internet. For example, the information on your website is saved as data files on a server provided by a Web host.


4. Traffic

The number of viewers who visit your page; the amount of data sent and received through your site.


5. Web Host

A company that provides space on the Web for you to house your website.

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