• Internet Service Provider (ISP)

    An Internet Service Provider is a company that lets you access the Internet from your home or office by using a DSL modem, a cable modem or any other device (including sattelite links, etc.).

    They are a gateway between the connection that goes into your home/office and the rest of the Internet.

  • Dots Per Inch (DPI)

    Measurement of resolution that is used for scanning and printing. Generally, higher DPI results in a higher resolution, more visible detail in the image, and a larger file size.

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

    Network protocol used for automatic configuration of IP computers/devices. A DHCP server provides configuration parameters specific to the DHCP client host requesting, generally, information required by the client host to participate on an IP network. DHCP also provides a mechanism for allocation of IP addresses to client hosts.

  • Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO)

    CRO is the method of improving the performance of a website, not by directing more traffic to it, but instead by getting a higher proportion of the existing traffic to convert.

    The underlying assumption is that each website has a purpose and is trying to get its visitors to take some action. Therefore it should have a Call To Action (CTA). CRO uses different methods to get people to follow the CTA.

    Sometimes it means making the CTA more prominent, or more explicit. Sometimes, it means removing distractions or friction in the process.

  • Comma Separated Values (CSV)

    File format used to exchange data between disparate applications. The file format, originally
    introduced by Microsoft Excel, has become a de facto standard throughout the industry, even among non-Microsoft platforms.

  • Filezilla

    Filezilla

    FileZilla is a well known FTP client for Microsoft Windows.

    It is known for its reliability.

    Download here.

  • Lightweight Directory Acess Protocol (LDAP)

    Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an networking protocol for querying and modifying directory services running over TCP/IP.

    Is is often use to verify a login/username against a central directory to allow/reject login and then maybe obtain more detailed information on the user (firstname, lastname, etc.)

  • WPS

    Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is a standard for setting up a wireless home network.

    If your wireless access point/router supports WPS, you can configure the wireless network connections easily without requiring a computer. For example, all you may have to do is press a button on the devices to register them on the network.

  • IEEE

    The Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is an non-profit organisation involved in advance development of all technologies related to electricity.

  • AppleTalk

    AppleTalk is a proprietary suite of network protocols developed by Apple. It was included in the original Macintosh (1984) but is now deprecated by Apple in favor of TCP/IP.