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Say What? Internet Lingo

By: Mary Blackmon
Posted: June 11, 2008, from the October 2006 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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DHTML. This is an acronym for dynamic hyper text markup language. It is a type of program used by the programmer of a Web site to make better interactivity on the site for visitors.

Domain name. The name of a Web site.

Hit. The recording of a graphic element on a page. A hit is not the measurement of a Web page and is not to be used for measuring the volume of a Web site’s activity. This is a common misconception. Page views or page displays measure the volume of activity.

Home page. The main page on your Web site.

HTML. This is an acronym for hyper text markup language. It is the type of programming language on which most Web pages are built.