A Web host is in the business of providing server space, Web services and file maintenance for Web sites controlled by individuals or companies that do not have their own Web servers. Many ISPs, such as America Online, will allow subscribers a small amount of server space to host a personal Web page. Other commercial ISPs will charge the user a fee depending on the complexity of the site being hosted.
- Web novel
A novel that is published on the Web. What starts as a Web novel may also become a blook.
- Web office
A Web office is a hosted application, with bundled tools that allow users to share and collaborate on a broad set of information and ideas such as documents, tasks, and calendars. At its most basic incarnation, a Web office is used for sharing information online and Web-based collaboration. Depending on the needs and size of […]
(1) The ability to detect the electronic presence of other users who are connected to the Internet, through a PC or mobile device, and whether they are available in real time. Presence services are commonly provided through applications like Finger, SMS, instant messaging clients, and discussion forums, although a number of companies are developing products […]
- a Web Server
Web servers are computers that deliver (serves up) Web pages. Every Web server has an IP address and possibly a domain name. For example, if you enter the URL http://www.definithing.com/index.html in your browser, this sends a request to the Web server whose domain name is definithing.com. The server then fetches the page named index.html and […]
- Web ring
Also spelled “Webring,” a series of Web sites linked together in a “ring” that by clicking through all of the sites in the ring the visitor will eventually come back to the originating site. All of the sites within the ring share a similar topic or purpose. There are Web rings on topics such as […]