Web Terms Glossary
Authoring Fee - Pays for design and creation of your web site.
Domain Name - Your domain name is your address on the Internet. It can be the entire name of your company, such as highcountrytreeandwreath.com, or an easy-to-remember abbreviation, such as tomstrees.com.
Hosting Fee - Pays for server space, or the computer where the site resides, which allows your site to be online.
Maintenance - Updating and improving sites that are already online.
Top-Level Domains (TLDs) - The last letters in a domain name. Typical TLDs are .com, .net, and .org. However, there are several others. Government agencies commonly use .gov and colleges regularly use .edu.
Webmail - Software which allows you to check your e-mail across the internet.
Web Page - Part of a web site, 1 screen of information on a specific topic. For example, this web page, which is dedicated to explaining web terms, is part of a web site.
Web Site - A collection of related web pages, accessed by the same domain name.