• <a href="http://www.mycoolwebsite.com/page_name.html">Link</a> Example code for a link that shows the word Link on the webpage and takes the browser to www.mycoolwebsite.com and displays page_name.html
  • Brick and Mortar Store - A store that you can actually walk into to view, examine a product before purchasing.
  • Client-side - Work done on your computer (or your friend's) when you go to a website.
  • CSS - Cascading Style Sheets. It allows you to tailor the look and feel of your site from the text to the backgrounds.
  • Database - A file containing information that is stored in columns and rows.
  • DNS - Domain Name Server - kind of like the 411 of the web. It takes your page URL request and translates it to a computer useable IP address. Humans use names, computers use numbers.
  • Domain Name - yahoo.com, mycoolwebsite.com, msn.com, etc.
  • FTP - File Transfer Protocol. Moving/Copying files from one computer to another with the ability to overwrite a file with the same name.
  • Host - A webserver (computer) that keeps and serves your webpage files when someone visits your site.
  • HTML - Hyper Text Markup Language. It's the primary code you use it to make a webpage.
  • <img src="http://www.lektrikpuke.com/images/hobart2.JPG" /> - img short for image, src short for source, = "URL"
  • Internet Retailer - A company that sells stuff on the internet and may or may not have a "brick and mortar" store.
  • IP ADDRESS - Internet Protocol Address. Kind of like a phone number that each computer has in order to find/call each other.
  • ISP - Internet Service Provider (kind of like your local telephone company of the internet).
  • JS - Javascript. Not be confused with Java. Similar name, nothing in common. JS is a client-side scripting language that allows webpages to do "cool" stuff like rollovers, timers, etc.
  • Navigate - Links that take you from one page to another (or to another section of the same page).
  • PHP - A server-side scripting language that does "cool" stuff like connect to databases.
  • Registrar - Where you can purchase a domain name.
  • Server-side - Work done on the computer that serves the webpage.
  • Text editor - A program like Notepad that allows you to write plain text (no fancy colors, fonts, placement, etc.).
  • <table> </table> - Table beginning and ending designators.
  • <td> </td> - Cell beginning and ending designators.
  • <tr> </tr> - Row beginning and ending designators.
  • URL - Uniform Resource Locator. Fancy for webpage address like http://www.mycoolwebsite.com
  • Web design - To make or design a webpage or web site. This includes graphical design (pictures), coding (html, xml, js, php), etc.
  • XML - Extensible Markup Language. A way to describe things. HTML is headed in this direction.