A few definitions


A web browser is a software package that enables a user to display and interact with HTML documents hosted by web servers. The largest networked collection of these documents is known as the World Wide Web. Examples of web browsers are Firefox, Netscape, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari. Source: Webster's Online Dictionary


The name given to a site by the author/owner of the site. For instance the domain name of this site is spirales-webdesign.net


A kind of daemon that performs a service for the requester and which often runs on a computer other than the one on which the requestor/client runs. A particularly common term on the Internet, which is rife with 'web servers', 'name servers', 'domain servers', 'news servers', 'finger servers', and the like. Source: Jargon Dictionary / Linux Dictionary V 0.16


A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that provides individuals, organizations and users with online systems for storing information, images, video, or any content accessible via the Web. Web hosts are companies that provide space on a server they own for use by their clients as well as providing Internet connectivity, typically in a data center. Web hosts can also provide data center space and connectivity to the Internet for servers they do not own to be located in their data center. Source: Wikipedia

Web page

A page that contains text, images, and multimedia presentations and is viewable in a Web browser. Source: Redhat-9-Glossary / Linux Dictionary V 0.16

Web site

A collection of webpages, files, and other resources published or aggregated by one source. Source: Redhat-9-Glossary / Linux Dictionary V 0.16