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Web Hosting Dictionary

Are you often feeling lost about rare terms, abbreviations or words used on the Web Hosting and Web Development world?

Are you looking for a Web Hosting, Linux and Web Development dictionary? Then stop looking because here at Nixcp we’ve built the best web hosting dictionary for IT professionals and newbies who work inside this market.

Web Hosting Glossary Explained

Here you will find the most common IT terms related to web hosting, web development and cpanel control panel that are often used in our cPanel Tutorials. Start digging around and get familiar with the web hosting lingo.

We are updating this list on a weekly basis, that’s why you will find not all the terms are linked.

cPanel & WHMDatabases
cPanel
cPanel Addons
CloudLinux
WHM
Webmail
EasyApache


MySQL
PostgreSQL
MongoDB
NoSQL
SQL Server
DNSDomain Names
DNS
Bind
DNS Check
DNS Propagation
DNS record
DNS Zone
PowerDNS
Domain Name
Domain Registrar
Domain Transfer
ICANN
TLD
EmailHosting Services
Email
Google Apps
MTA
MX
RBL
Roundcube
Squirrelmail
Zoho Mail
Cloud Hosting
Datacenter
Dedicated Hosting
Email Hosting
VPS
Shared Hosting
ProtocolsOS
FTP
HTTP
HTTP2
IMAP
SMTP
SSH
SSL / TLS
BSD
CentOS
Debian
Linux
Ubuntu
Unix
Windows Server
Web DevelopmentWeb Servers
CSS
HTML
PHP
Perl
Python
NodeJS
Drupal
Joomla
Magento
Prestashop
WordPress
Apache
Cherokee
Lighttpd
LiteSpeed
Nginx
Microsoft IIS
Web DevelopmentSystem Administration
IP Address
ISP
URI
URL
Website
Bash Scripting
Daemon
DDOS
CSF Firewall
Kernel
Sysctl
Systemctl
System Administrator