Web Hosting Glossary

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  • Name Server - A host that provides name resolution for a network. Name servers translate symbolic names assigned to networks and hosts into the efficient Internet addresses used by machines.  
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  • Name Service - The domain name-to-Internet Protocol (IP) number resolution is known as Name Service. Many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) operate name servers and provide their customers with name service when they register a domain name. 1stDomain.net offers both primary and secondary name service for all domain names registered through us.  
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  • NAP - (Network Access Point) Network Access Point (NAP) is a high-speed interconnection service that gives Internet Service Providers access to the new Internet infrastructure.  
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  • Navigation bar - A list of links found at the top, bottom or left of a web page that allow visitors to find any page within a given web site. 
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  • Net Forms - Net Forms makes it easy to create interactive websites. Net Forms makes your users an active part of your Web site, but keeps you in complete control. With Net Forms on your Web server, you can turn data from HTML forms into text files, e-mail messages, even new Web pages. Create mailing list maintenance pages, guest books, surveys and online discussion forums with no programming required.  
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  • NetCloak - NetCloak gives you dozens of HTML extension commands that make it easy to build dynamic, compelling Web pages. Add dynamic information like date and time to your pages, as well as headers, footers, counters, and more. All with no programming required.  
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  • Netiquette - Network etiquette; an informal group of rules and ways of behaving on the Internet. Example: sending spam, unwanted E-mail, is bad netiquette.  
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  • Netizen - Derived from the term citizen, referring to a citizen of the Internet, or someone who uses networked resources.  
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  • Netscape - A widely used browser or client used to search and view information files on the World Wide Web. Another popular browser is Microsoft's Internet Explorer. See more details here.
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  • Network - A wide variety of systems of interconnected components so that they can share resources are called networks.  
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  • Newbie - A network newcomer, who is new to the world of online communications.  
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  • News Headlines - News Headlines is an add-on available to all users that allows you to display the most up-to-date news, weather, and other headlines on your site. News Headlines can help bring traffic back to your site by offering a useful service and signaling to your visitors that your site is updated regularly.  
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  • Newsgroup - A Usenet discussion group that is related to one topic. Internet users can subscribe to many different newsgroups. 
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  • NIC - (network interface card) A network interface card (NIC) is a computer circuit board or card that is installed in a computer so that it can be connected to a network. Personal computers and workstations on a local area network (LAN) typically contain a network interface card specifically designed for the LAN transmission technology, such as Ethernet. Network interface cards provide a dedicated, full-time connection to a network.  
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  • NNTP - (Network News Transfer Protocol) NNTP is the predominant protocol used by computers (servers and clients) for managing the notes posted on newsgroups. NNTP replaced the original Usenet protocol, UNIX-to-UN.  
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  • NOC - (Network Operations Center) A location from which the operation of a network or internet is monitored. Additionally, this centre usually serves as a clearinghouse for connectivity problems and efforts to resolve those problems.  
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  • Node - Any device connected to network. PCs, servers, and printers are all nodes on the network.  
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  • Nslookup - Nslookup is a UNIX command that queries a DNS server for machine name and address information.  
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