Below are some Common Website Terms that you may come across.

  1. URL – Uniform Resource Locator, a unique address that identifies a webpage or resource on the internet.
  2. Domain name – The name of a website, such as or
  3. Registrarregistrar is a business that handles the reservation of domain names as well as the assignment of IP addresses for those domain names
  4. Home page – The main or introductory page of a website.
  5. Navigation – The menu or links on a website that allows users to access different pages or sections of the site.
  6. Footer – The area at the bottom of a webpage that typically includes copyright information, legal notices, and links to other pages or resources.
  7. Header – The top section of a webpage that often includes a logo, navigation menu, and search bar.
  8. Content – The text, images, videos, and other media that make up the main body of a webpage.
  9. Hyperlink – A clickable link that takes the user to another webpage or resource.
  10. Search engine – A website or tool that allows users to search the internet for information or resources.
  11. Cookies – Small files stored on a user’s computer by a website that contains information about their browsing behaviour.
  12. SSL – Secure Sockets Layer, a security protocol that encrypts data transmitted between a user’s browser and a website’s server.
  13. CMS – Content Management System, a software application used to create, manage, and publish digital content, such as websites.
  14. Responsive design – A website design approach that ensures a website’s layout and content adjust to different screen sizes and devices.
  15. E-commerce – Electronic commerce, is the buying and selling of goods or services online.
  16. Blog – A website or section of a website that features regularly updated content, such as articles or posts, often written by a single author or group of authors.

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