Web Hosting Glossary

A glossary of definitions for Web Hosting and related terms and phrases. Other definitions may apply in different circumstances but are not included.

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Gateway

A network point that acts as an entrance to another network.

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Gigabyte

A measure of network traffic or storage space. 1 Gigabyte = 1024 Megabytes.

Abbreviation(s): GB

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Google AdSense

An advertising placement service. The program is designed for web site publishers who want to display targeted text, video or image advertisements on web site pages and earn money when site visitors view or click the ads.

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Google Adwords

A Pay Per Click advertising solution by Google that displays related sponsered listings along with the normal listings in a Google search result.

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