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Dictionary Entries For Letter "D"

Data Centre
Data Centre is a building containing computers, with regards the internet, a data centre is usually banks of computers holding data all the files that a website requires. read more >
A Database is an organized collection of data. read more >
See The Open Directory Project (ODP)
Domain Name
A name that is entered into a computer to access a required web page. Web pages are actually set with I.P addresses which are long numeric numbers and difficult to remember, by using domain names to access the website required the website can obtain an easily remembered name for more accurate access to its website.
Dynamic sites are those where the content and design live separately. The content lives in a database that is placed on a webpage only when needed or asked. The benefit of this is that it allows for quicker page loading and it allows just about anyone, with limited or no web design experience, to update their own website via an administrative backend. This set up is ideal for those who wish to make frequent changes to their websites including text and image updates. Dynamic sites are also great for image galleries, online calendars or e-commerce.