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Our detailed dictionary of internet terms

Dictionary Entries For Letter "S"

A collection of computer code written in an applicable programming language that performs a specific function. read more >
Option for website visitors to search for a particular item on a website, usually in the form of a box to type in what you are looking for with the results being returned. read more >
Search Engines
Large websites with details of millions of websites online. read more >
A computer specifically designed to store and communicate vast amounts of data, used to store web sites and other scripts that can be used around the world.
Shopping Cart
Facility for customers to purchase more than one item from an online store. The items are kept in a virtual shopping cart until the customer is ready to checkout and pay for the items. read more >
Software is a general term for the various kinds of programs used to operate computers and related devices.
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is a highly secure encryption method used to secure data between two points on a network. read more >
Standards Compliant
Standards-compliant is a term often used in describing websites & user agents' (often web browsers) relative compliance with web standards proposed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C); also used for stressing out that one doesn't use proprietary methods or features. read more >