eSource Technology - design
In web terms: A program helping the browser
to display, view, or work with files that
the browser cannot handle itself. (See
The number of times a web object (page or
picture) has been viewed or downloaded.
(See also Page Hits).
The top-level (main) page of a
web site. The default page displayed when
you visit a web site.
See Web Host.
See Web Hosting.
HTML is the language of the web.
HTML is a set of tags that are
used to define the content, layout and the
formatting of the web document. Web browsers
use the HTML tags to define how
to display the text.
Learn more about HTML in our HTML
A document written in HTML.
HTML DOM (HTML
Document Object Model)
A programming interface for HTML
Learn more about HTML DOM in our
HTML DOM tutorial
A software program for editing HTML
pages. With an HTML editor you
can add elements like lists, tables, layout,
font size, and colors to a HTML
document like using a word processor. An
HTML editor will display the page
being edited exactly the same way it will
be displayed on the web (See WYSIWYG).
A form that passes user input back to the
Learn more about HTML forms in
our HTML tutorial
The same as an HTML Document.
Code to identify the different parts of
a document so that a web browser will know
how to display it.
Learn more about HTML tags our
HTTP (Hyper Text
The standard set of rules for sending text
files across the Internet. It requires an
HTTP client program at one end,
and an HTTP server program at the
A computer program that requests a service
from a web server.
A computer program providing services from
a web server.
HTTPS (Hyper Text
Transfer Protocol Secure)
Same as HTTP but provides secure
Internet communication using SSL.
(see also SSL)
A pointer to another document. Most often
a pointer to another
web page. A hyperlink is a synonym for
a hotlink or a link, and sometimes called
a hypertext connection to another document
or web page.
An extension to hypertext to include graphics
Hypertext is text that is cross-linked to
other documents in such a way that the reader
can read related documents by clicking on
a highlighted word or symbol. (see also