A second-level domain name is the portion of a domain name that falls immediately to the left of the "dot", or root. In coolexample.com, the second-level domain name iscoolexample.
The secondary server assumes control if the primary server fails.
A security code is provided by the gaining registrar to a domain name's administrative contact email address. It verifies to the gaining registrar that the domain name's owner requested the transfer of the domain name.
A server log contains a record of activity for a server.
Shared hosting provides self-contained hosting services to multiple users on one server.
SharePoint is Microsoft's Web-based document organization platform. SharePoint helps facilitate collaboration, provides content management features, and supplies access to information essential to organization.
A shell account permits users to edit their files online in real time instead of making changes to their site offline and updating the changed files later.
A sidebar is one or more columns along one or both sides of blogger's home page. The sidebar is generally used for links, calendars or lists.
Simple Control Panel
A Simple Control Panel is a basic control panel available with most Linux-based servers.
A sitemap contains a list of URLs on a website. It is provided to search engines to define Web pages that are available for crawling and can be included in the search engines's database.
SMTP, or Simple Mail Transport Protocol, is a TCP/IP protocol. It governs electronic mail transmission and reception.
An SMTP relay is sent and received by mail hosts.
An SMTP server is a computer that forwards email messages using SMTP protocol.
A social bookmark is a bookmark, suggested by others, that users can add to their own personal collections.
Spam is any junk or unsolicited email.
A spam filter allows users to block messages from suspected spammers.
A spider is a software robot that crawls websites to gather Web content and link information for search engine databases.
An SPF record, or Sender Policy Framework record, is an information record that validates legitimate email sources for a domain name.
SSH, or Secure Shell, is a utility to securely access a remote computer.
SSIs, or Server Side Includes, are commands processed by the Web server only when a user requests a file.
An SSL, or Secure Sockets Layer, is a security management protocol used for message transmission on the Internet.
A static IP is a fixed IP address, meaning that the IP remains unchanged with each user login.
A statistic is website usage information compiled into a user-friendly format. Statistics often include the number of visitors to a site, which pages receive the most requests and how much time is spent browsing the site.
An SRV record, or a service record, provides information on available services.
Support is technical support provided to customers via telephone or email to resolve technical difficulties or site issues.
A T1 connection is a phone or data connection supporting the transfer of up to 1.544Mbits of data per second. T1 connections are commonly used by businesses and ISPs.
A tape backup is a common and cost-effective method to back up Web pages. The device looks similar to a cassette. Some cassettes can store several gigabytes of data.
TCL, or Tool Command Language, is a scripting language and interpreter designed to embed in other applications.
TCP/IP, or Transmission Control Protocol, works with the IP address to ensure successful packet delivery to the intended destination.
A technical contact is typically the individual or company managing the primary domain name nameserver.
Telnet is a command-line interface allowing communication between remote users and a Web server.
A third-level domain name is the next highest level of the hierarchy below second-level domain names. A third-level domain name, if present, falls to the left of the "dot" and to the right of the second-level domain name. In coolexample.co.uk, the third-level domain name is .co.
Tom Cat is an open-source application of Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies developed under Apache Software's Jakarta project.
A traceroute is a UNIX command that produces a log of the precise locations of servers used to access a location on the Internet.
A trackback sends a ping from one site to another (both must be equipped for trackbacks) to notify of new link creation. Trackbacks notify the author of a post that the post has been added to another blog.
The Transfer Concierge is the department specializing in resolving domain name transfer issues.
TTL, or Time To Live, controls how often DNS changes will be submitted for propagation.
A TXT record, or text record, associates specified text with a host or other name. It is used to define the SPF record.
A UCC certificate is an SSL that can be used to secure multiple domain names.
unique IP address
A unique IP address is also known as a dedicated IP address.
UNIX is a computer operating system with built-in TCP/IP that is designed to be used by multiple users simultaneously. It is the most widely known server operating system on the Internet.
A URL, or Uniform Resource Locator, is the address defining the route to an Internet file or facility.
USENET is a network of thousands of news groups on the Internet.
A UUENCODE, or UNIX to UNIX Encoding, is a method of converting images to ASCII.