Website

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A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.wikipedia
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Domain name

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A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.
In general, a domain name represents an Internet Protocol (IP) resource, such as a personal computer used to access the Internet, a server computer hosting a web site, or the web site itself or any other service communicated via the Internet.

Internet

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A website may be accessible via a public Internet Protocol (IP) network, such as the Internet, or a private local area network (LAN), by referencing a uniform resource locator (URL) that identifies the site.
Newspaper, book, and other print publishing are adapting to website technology, or are reshaped into blogging, web feeds and online news aggregators.

World Wide Web

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All publicly accessible websites collectively constitute the World Wide Web, while private websites, such as a company's website for its employees, are typically a part of an intranet.
Multiple web pages with a common theme, a common domain name, or both, make up a website.

Home page

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Hyperlinking between web pages conveys to the reader the site structure and guides the navigation of the site, which often starts with a home page containing a directory of the site web content.
A home page or a start page is the initial or main web page of a website or a browser.

HTTPS

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Web pages are accessed and transported with the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), which may optionally employ encryption (HTTP Secure, HTTPS) to provide security and privacy for the user.
The principal motivation for HTTPS is authentication of the accessed website and protection of the privacy and integrity of the exchanged data while in transit.

Web content

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Hyperlinking between web pages conveys to the reader the site structure and guides the navigation of the site, which often starts with a home page containing a directory of the site web content.
Web content is the textual, visual, or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experience on websites.

Web page

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A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.
The latter case is especially relevant where one lengthy stylesheet is relevant to a whole website: due to the way HTTP works, the browser will only download it once from the web server and use the cached copy for the whole site.

Site map

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Hyperlinking between web pages conveys to the reader the site structure and guides the navigation of the site, which often starts with a home page containing a directory of the site web content.
A site map (or sitemap) is a list of pages of a web site.

Web browser

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The user's application, often a web browser, renders the page content according to its HTML markup instructions onto a display terminal.
For a user, a search engine is just a website, such as google.com, that stores searchable data about other websites.

E-government

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Websites have many functions and can be used in various fashions; a website can be a personal website, a commercial website, a government website or a non-profit organization website.
E-government delivery models can be broken down into the following categories: This interaction consists of citizens communicating with all levels of government (city, state/province, national, and international), facilitating citizen involvement in governance using information and communication technology (ICT) (such as computers and websites) and business process re-engineering (BPR).

Web hosting service

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A website is hosted on a computer system known as a web server, also called an HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) server.
A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible via the World Wide Web.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

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Web pages are accessed and transported with the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), which may optionally employ encryption (HTTP Secure, HTTPS) to provide security and privacy for the user.
A web browser, for example, may be the client and an application running on a computer hosting a website may be the server.

Microsoft FrontPage

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WYSIWYG offline editors, such as Microsoft FrontPage and Adobe Dreamweaver (previously Macromedia Dreamweaver), with which the site is edited using a GUI and the final HTML markup is generated automatically by the editor software
Microsoft FrontPage (full name Microsoft Office FrontPage) was a WYSIWYG HTML editor and website administration tool from Microsoft for the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems.

Apache HTTP Server

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Apache is the most commonly used web server software (according to Netcraft statistics) and Microsoft's IIS is also commonly used.
In 2009, it became the first web server software to serve more than 100 million websites.

Programming languages used in most popular websites

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There are a wide range of software systems, such as CGI, Java Servlets and Java Server Pages (JSP), Active Server Pages and ColdFusion (CFML) that are available to generate dynamic web systems and dynamic sites.
The most popular (i.e., the most visited) websites have in common that they are dynamic websites.

IWeb

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Template-based editors such as iWeb allow users to create and upload web pages to a web server without detailed HTML knowledge, as they pick a suitable template from a palette and add pictures and text to it in a desktop publishing fashion without direct manipulation of HTML code.
iWeb is a template-based WYSIWYG website creation tool developed by Apple Inc. The first version of iWeb was announced at the Macworld Conference & Expo on January 10, 2006 as part of the iLife ’06 suite of digital lifestyle applications.

Subscription business model

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Some websites require user registration or subscription to access content.
Industries that use this model include mail order book sales clubs and music sales clubs, private webmail providers, cable television, satellite television providers with pay television channels, satellite radio, telephone companies, mobile network operators, internet providers, software publishers, websites (e.g., blogging websites), business solutions providers, financial services firms, health clubs, lawn mowing and snowplowing services, and pharmaceuticals, as well as the traditional newspapers, magazines, and academic journals.

JavaScript

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Dynamic HTML uses JavaScript code to instruct the web browser how to interactively modify the page contents.
The vast majority of websites use it, and all major web browsers have a dedicated JavaScript engine to execute it.

Dynamic HTML

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Dynamic HTML uses JavaScript code to instruct the web browser how to interactively modify the page contents.
Dynamic HTML, or DHTML, is an umbrella term for a collection of technologies used together to create interactive and animated websites by using a combination of a static markup language (such as HTML), a client-side scripting language (such as JavaScript), a presentation definition language (such as CSS), and the Document Object Model (DOM).

Adobe ColdFusion

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There are a wide range of software systems, such as CGI, Java Servlets and Java Server Pages (JSP), Active Server Pages and ColdFusion (CFML) that are available to generate dynamic web systems and dynamic sites.
ColdFusion is most often used for data-driven websites or intranets, but can also be used to generate remote services such as REST services, websockets, SOAP web services or Flash remoting.

Web 2.0

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Interactive sites are part of the Web 2.0 community of sites, and allow for interactivity between the site owner and site visitors or users.
Web 2.0, otherwise known as Participative (or Participatory) and Social Web, refers to World Wide Web websites that emphasize user-generated content, usability (ease of use, even by non-experts), participatory culture and interoperability (this means that a website can work well with other products, systems, and devices) for end users.

Website monitoring

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In February 2009, Netcraft, an Internet monitoring company that has tracked Web growth since 1995, reported that there were 215,675,903 websites with domain names and content on them in 2009, compared to just 19,732 websites in August 1995.
Website monitoring is the process of testing and verifying that end-users can interact with a website or web application as expected.

Web portal

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A web portal is a specially designed website that brings information from diverse sources, like emails, online forums and search engines, together in a uniform way.

Fansite

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A fansite may be a dedication from the owner to a particular celebrity.
A fansite, fan site, fan blog or fan page is a website created and maintained by a fan or devotee about a celebrity, thing, or particular cultural phenomenon.

Blog

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A blog (a truncation of the expression "weblog") is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (posts).