Code Division Multiple Access. A protocol for wireless
data And voice communication, used in cellphone
networks And other communications systems. The
transmitted data spreads over more than one radio
frequency, which is a more efficient use of the radio
spectrum. Other protocols,
such as 1xRTT ( CMDA2000), are being developed
on top of CDMA.
An organization which issues Security Certificates for
Common Gateway Interface. Rules which define that
way that communication between a Web Server is
done. Any software which handles complies with this
CGI standard may be a CGI program.
The directory on your domain on a web server where
you store CGI programs.
An Internet site (or part of a site) where people "chat"
with other people in the room. There are thousands
of Chat Rooms, usually organized by topic. For
example, in a Michigan Room you would expect that
most of the participants in the room are probably
from Michigan or a Gay room, where the participants
are usually gay. When you're in a Chat Room you
can view all of the conversations taking place at once
on your screen. Liberal use is made of acronyms in
these rooms so you may want to study up or keep a
cheat sheet with you at first. You can also get into a
private chat room where only you And one or two
others may talk. This can be an inexpensive way to
keep up with friends And relatives who are online.
A crucial resource for computer users. Chocolate is
what you eat when you get frustrated with web
functions such as searching for specific items, writing
web pages, or just being a Newbie.
The action when a user clicks on a link.
Click-Through Ratio (CTR):
Percentage of visitors who click-through on a link to
visit the merchant's web site.
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A program for connecting to And collecting data from
another program on a computer Server. Client
programs can only work with the type of server(s)
which they are designed to work with And vice-versa.
A Web Browser is a Client.
Situation where affiliates are able include their own
logo And branding on the pages to which they send
visitors through affiliate links.
Co-operative arrangement with the owner of a server
having it connected to someone else's
network instead of their own, usually because the
other network provides faster Internet
connections And there may also be security
Income an affiliate receives for generating a sale,
lead or click-through to a merchant's web site.
Sometimes called a referral fee, a finder's fee or a
Percentage of clicks that result in a commissionable
activity (sale or lead).
A "cookie" is an Internet site's way of keeping track of
you. It's a small program built into a web page you
might visit. Typically you won't know when you are
receiving cookies. Ideally a cookie could make your
surfing easier by identifying you, tracking sites you
visit, topics you search, And get a general feel for
your preferences. It can also be used to collect your
e-mail address for marketing (And maybe spamming)
purposes. You may use your (advanced) browser
settings to warn you before you accept cookies or to
reject them all. Keep in mind that some secure sites,
such as stock trading sites, won't work if you don't
accept their cookies.Affiliate Program.
A number on many web pages that will count the
number of hits or count the number of times
the page has been accessed. Basically, it counts the
number of people that have visited that page.
A person who breaks into a site through a computer's
security. While basically the same thing as a
"Hacker", a Cracker is sometimes considered to be
more malicious And destructive.
(Cascading Style Sheet) A standard way of specifying
the appearance of text And other elements in Web
pages And also in applications built using XPFE. You
can put common font, color And other design aspects
for several pages of a web site in one CSS files And
then just place a
reference to that file on each of the pages. To
change any particular aspect of all those pages, you
just change the relevant entry in the CSS file.
'Cyberpunk' derived from science fiction about a
near-future, over-industrialized society in the
work of William Gibson And Bruce Sterling. The term
is now used to cover many various
human, machine, And punk attitudes as well as some
people's clothing And lifestyles.
Term used to describe the Internet And related
networks; the term was coined by science-fiction
novelist William Gibson in 1984 in 'Neuromancer'.