On this page you can find a dictionary of computer terms
with easy-to-understand definitions, words and expressions
mostly used in Internet world.
Web programs with user interface which already made and
installed on your website and ready to use.
This is a small program on a mail server that automatically
replies to e-mails received for a certain e-mail account or
Tool which makes a second exact copy of all your web
files for a safety or protection reasons.
All users have access to a Web-based Control Panel
that allows you to manage your website, set mail forwarding
options, view your statistics, change your password and more.
Common Gateway Interface. It is used to transfer information
between a web server and a CGI program. A CGI program is any
program designed to accept and return data. The program could
be written in any programming language, including C, Perl,
Java, or Visual Basic. CGI programs are the most common way
for web servers to interact dynamically with users. Many HTML
pages that contain forms, for example, use a CGI program to
process the form's data once it's submitted.
Special HTML pages on your website which will become visible
only if any error happens while visitor is browsing your site.
Typical example of error page is "File Not Found".
Data transfer is the amount of digital data that is
moved from one place to another in a given time. Traffic from
a web site, with the exception of e-mail, is considered to
be data transfer. This is also known as bandwidth, the quota
of data transfer that you are allowed each month. Anytime
someone downloads, uploads, or visits your website - they
are consuming a portion of that quota for the month.
Disk space is the allocation of server hard disk drive space
where your web site is stored and connected to the Internet.
This space is used to store your files, graphics, and e-mail
The unique and only one name that identifies a web
site, such as yourname.com.
A domain name acts as a permanent Web address and provides
a professional, prestigious Web presence.
Domain Name Registration
Necessary procedure to become the owner of unique and
personal domain name.
With WebTelep you can reserve a name for you right now, quickly
E-mail address is a code name representing a unique email
user on the Internet which is able to send and receive messages.
Sending messages is typically done by SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer
Protocol) and receiving messages is handled by POP3 (Post
Office Protocol 3), or IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol).
IMAP is the newer protocol, allowing you to view and sort
messages on the mail server, without downloading them to your
WebTelep can provide you with almost unlimited e-mail accounts!
E-mail forwarding is a process to redirect your incoming
mail to a specific mailbox. For example, if you have a number
of email addresses, forwarding all your email to a single
mailbox allows you to keep track of them much easier. Email
forwards are also known as email aliases. WebTelep Web hosting
offers an unlimited number of aliases or redirects.
FrontPage extensions are a set of scripts and programs
which enable users of Microsoft FrontPage to use its special
components (called Web Bots). With WebTelep Web hosting, it takes
one click from your Control Panel to setup FrontPage extensions.
It's that easy!
File Transfer Protocol is the most popular way of
uploading files from one computer to another. With the FTP
account from WebTelep you will be able to login to your website
and copy files from your local hard drive to our server so
you can view those files on the Internet.
Group of selected e-mail addresses (or users) organised
to send, receive and share messages between each other.
A system, usually automated, that allows people to send e-mail
to one address, where this message is copied and sent to all
of the other users subscribed to the mailing list. In this
way, people who have many different kinds of e-mail access
can participate in discussions together.
The period of time while a server is switched on and your
web site is available for viewing. Most servers are on almost continuously
but all require switching off from time-to-time for maintenance.
Short for Practical Extraction and Report Language.
Programming language especially designed for processing text.
Because of its strong text processing abilities, Perl has
become one of the most popular languages for writing CGI scripts.
Perl is an interpretive language, which makes it easy to build
and test simple programs.
Active Server Pages or ASP is a technology that enables
you to make dynamic and interactive web pages. ASP uses server-side
scripting to dynamically produce web pages that are not affected
by the type of browser the web site visitor is using.
PHP (Parser Hypertext Preprocessor) is a server-side, programming
language used to create dynamic web pages. PHP can perform
any task that a CGI program can do, but its strength lies
in its compatibility with many types of databases.
Folder on the website which can be accessed and viewed
only by one web user.
Directories or folders on the website where stored
information is unacceptable without special login name and
Scripts / Databases
Script - a list of commands that can run without user
Database is any collection of data: part numbers, product
codes, customer information, etc. Information is stored in
a database as a series of records, and each record contains
a number of fields. The database can be automated, can have
a search possibilities and organized according to any of those
fields you wish.
WebTelep can help you develop a special custom designed database.
Site Builder Tools
Set of installed programs and already-made web pages
to help beginners create a website.
Spam, Spam Filters
Messages that you don't want to see in your mailbox,
but can not stop.
Spamming is an act of flooding the Internet with many copies
of the same message, in an attempt to force the message on
people who would not otherwise choose to receive it. WebTelep
provides you with Spam Filter - tool which can help you create
rules to stop or limit the number of spam messages.
Subdomain is a "domain within a domain".
Subdomains are individual web addresses built upon a pre-existing
domain name, for example, news.yourdomain.com. By definition,
a subdomain should not have the prefix of "www".
With WebTelep webhosting account, you can create an unlimited
number of subdomains within your master domain.
The ability to access your email by using an Internet web
browser. With web mail, you can access your email account
from any computer, anywhere in the world at any time. Similar
to Hotmail or Freemail services.
A location on the World Wide Web. Each Web site contains
a home page and might also contain additional documents and
files. Each site is owned and managed by an individual, company
This is graphical information tracking visitors to
your site, including the amount of hits your web site is receiving,
where the visitors are coming from, what platform they are
using, what browser they are using, how long they spent on
a page, and usually it rates your most popular pages.
A person who has permission to manage files on your
website with personal login and password.