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There are currently 8 names in this directory beginning with the letter W.
Web Browser
An application used to view and interact with sites and pages on the World Wide Web, such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera.

Web Developer
A person or company that develops internet software applications, or that creates and maintains websites.

Web Root
The top-most directory of your website (namely, public_html or www), inside which all of the files and subdirectories for your website reside. Also known as the document root.

Web Server
A program, such as Apache or LiteSpeed, which receives requests from clients (web browsers), retrieves the requested web pages, and "serves" them to the clients.

Any application which allows website owners to access email through a web browser. The main advantage of webmail is the ability to access the email account from any computer connected to the Internet without having to install or configure a specific mail program.

a person who designs or maintains a website.

WHM (WebHost Manager)
Companion software to cPanel, designed for web hosting companies and system administrators.

An Internet directory service for finding out who owns a domain.
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