Here is our glossary of questions and terms related to all aspects of websites.
The questions and terms begin with the most basic, and then they gradually become more difficult.
- What is needed for a website ?
A website is made of three elements: a domain name, web hosting, and files (text, images, videos) that are uploaded to the web hosting space.
- What is a domain name ?
A domain name is your “address” on the Internet: it is the way people can find your website. The domain name is typed into a web browser, or somebody clicks a link: these are 2 ways your domain name is used to get to a website.
Here are 4 examples of domain names:
- What is web hosting ?
A website needs files with words, and usually in addition to words there are images, and there may also be audio files and videos. These files need a place to be stored and accessed. That is web hosting: it is a space on a computer drive that holds your website, and allows other persons to visit your website.
- What does it mean to refresh your web browser ?
Your website manager has just told you that he updated your home page, but you do not see the changes. What happened? … You need to refresh your web browser. Your web browser (for example: Google Chrome, or Safari) tries to do you a favor by responding faster to web pages that you often visit. So it keeps these pages in a cache, for fast viewing. When you refresh the web browser you see the latest version of the web page.
- How do I refresh my web browser ?
On most web browsers, the refresh button is shaped like a circular arrow, and it is located on the top bar, near the browser’s address bar. Just click it to refresh. For more information about refreshing the browser:
- How to Force Refresh Your Internet Browser. https://www.wikihow.com/Force-Refresh-in-Your-Internet-Browser
- Why and How to Refresh https://www.mediajunction.com/blog/why-refresh-what-is-clearing-cache
- What is domain name forwarding ?
- What is Search Engine Indexing ?
Read all about it here: How Search Engine Indexing Works … https://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/wordpress/how-search-engine-indexing-works
- What is WordPress ? … What is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org ?
- What are the different types of Web Hosting ?
a. Free web hosting
b. Shared web hosting
c. VPS (Virtual Private Server) web hosting
d. Dedicated Server web hosting
e. Cloud web hosting
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