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Single Page Glossary
A company that rents
out space on the Internet to allow you to place web pages
Our listing of useful
outside web sites.
Someone who manages a web site. On smaller
sites, webmasters may make content decisions and accept
news releases. Larger sites may employ content directors
A page on
the World Wide Web.
Nothing to do with the
internet. A web printing machine is one that accepts the
paper on a large roll (the web). These are very fast presses
and are only economic for long run and high volume work.
Most people have seen film of newspapers being printed
- this is a web process. The majority of magazines you
find in the newsagent have been printed by web.
The opposite of sheet fed.
page or group of pages on the
World Wide Web that falls under the single URL first statement
(for example hhtp://www.ablestable.com/andeverything/thatfollows/after.
Sometimes web sites mistakenly name their 'sub-sites'
Whois is an internet directory service for looking up
names of people on a remote server. Each Top Level domain
(.com; .net etc) will host their own whois service that
allows users to enquire about what domain names are currently
registered. The whois search will also provide details
about the administrator, technical, and billing contact
for domain names.
A network which covers a large geographical area. The
best-known wide area network is the Internet.
When a whole print job is printed on one side of sheet,
the sheets turned and printed again using the same plates.
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