Hexadecimal: refers to a base 16 number system used to represent the color spectrum online. The hex system uses 0-9 and A-F. For example, red in hexadecimal would be #FF0000. Hexadecimal colors always begin with the hash symbol- # and are written as three sets of hex pairs to represent the RGB screen color model. IN OTHER WORDS: Web-safe colors are based on a Hexadecimal cataloging system. TO make a long story short—a hexadecimal code is assigned to ea specific web-safe color ” For example, red in hexadecimal would be #FF0000” (There are a finite number of colors.)
Hit: a hit is defined as a single request of a file from one web server. Because pages normally have more than one file, a page can have multiple hits. So, you may get 1 VISIT, but you could get 200 hits from that visit – even if they visit just one page.
Host & Hosting: Your “host” is where your website files live. Most folks are just NOT able to host their own websites. This is best left to the professionals. We have a couple of hosts we recommend. Ask us.
.HTACCESS: configuration file located in a website’s directory, that controls what users and groups can access the site’s files.
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language): HTML is the language used most often to write code for webpages. It defines the basic structure and information for the pages. That the CSS then attaches to and styles. HTML is the STRUCTURE of a webpage.
HTML Tag: is the specific code that defines how different section of the webpage will look. An example of an html tag would be
Here is a paragraph
The tag is the opening and closing
that defines the inner text as a paragraph.
HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol): are rules that control hypertext transfers between web browsers, that run sites, and web servers.
HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol over SSL): are rules that control hypertext transfers between web browsers and web servers. However, with HTTPS these transfers are done through secured connections that encrypt the information.
Hyperlink: A link that connects one webpage or website to another–either within the same site or through linking to a completely different webpage/site. Links can be displayed as hypertext (text written on the page, usually bolded or highlighted). Links may also be hidden or embedded in pictures. If the user clicks on a hyperlink the new content/page/site is loaded.
Hypertext: Any text on a computer that contains hyperlinks.