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Terms And Such
Administrative Contact-this is the person that is administrating your domain name.
Alias-a name that points to another name and are used to make the original name easier to remember.
Auto Responder-an automated program that acknowledges receipt of an e-mail message, and then sends back a previously prepared email to the sender, letting them know it was received.
Billing Contact-the person that pays for your domain name.
ccTLD-country coded top level domain.
Cookie-a message given to a browser by a web server.
Disk Space-the amount of hard drive space that will be available to you on your hosts server to hold your web site files.
DNS(Domain Name System)-an internet service that translates a domain name to an ip address.
FTP (File Transfer Protocol)-a protocol for transfering files over the internet.
HTML (HyperText Markup Language)-a language used to create pages for the internet.
HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol)-the protocol used by the internet.
HyperText-a unique way to link objects together.
ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers)-a non-profit organization that oversees ip addresses, domain names and such.
IP Address (Internet Protocol Address)-kind of like a post office address on the internet.
ISP (Internet Service Provider)-the company that provides you access to the internet.
Name Server-a program that translates a domain to an ip address.
Parking or Domain Parking-a domain that is not currently being used.
Registrant-the person or organization that owns the domain name.
Registrar-a company that registers a domain name for you.
Registry-a database used by the Windows operating system to store configuration information.
SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)-the main protocol used to send electronic mail on the Internet.
Spam-electronic junk mail or unsolicited communication.
Technical Contact-the person that takes care of the technical aspects of your domain name.
TLD(Top Level Domain)-these are the best extensions to own. (Example: .com, .net, .org)
URL (Uniform Resource Locator)-the first part of the address indicates what protocol to use, and the second part specifies the IP address or the domain name where it's at.
Web Page-a document on the internet. Every web page is identified by a unique URL.
Website-a collection of one or more web pages.
WhoIs-a utility that provides information about a domain name or ip address.