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Mod_perl

Mod_perl is a module that can be installed on Apache server for the more effective execution of Perl scripts on the server. The module provides an embedded Perl interpreter directly on the server, thus loading your Perl content faster. Mod_perl allows full access to...

WYSIWYG

WYSIWYG stands for What You See Is What You Get and it’s a term often used for content and website editors that display the result of the changes while you’re still making them, so you can instantly see the result of your actions. The web WYSIWYG editor enables you to...

MIME

MIME is short for Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. It is a commonly used email and Internet standard. The MIME format allows the exchange of various types of data over the Internet via email or protocols like HTTP. The MIME file format was created to enable the...

Telnet

The Telnet protocol is a standard used on local area networks or on the Internet to provide users with access to a remote system via TCP/IP. The connection is via terminal (console) but has several disadvantages such as no encryption of the connection by default...

Meta Tag

HTML meta tags don’t change the way a web page looks, but give additional information (metadata) about the page and the website as a whole. They show what the page is about, who is the author of the page, what is the page title, what type of content is on that page,...

Plug-in

The plug-in is a software package or module that provides additional features of all kinds for a bigger software program. Plug-ins add specific features to the software, making it more flexible and easily customized. Software applications also support plug-ins in...

Linux

Linux is a Unix-like OS that can be used on almost every type of computer hardware. At first, the term “Linux” was used only for the Linux kernel (which was developed first), not the operating system, but now it is commonly used to refer to all Linux-based systems....

Pixel

A way to define pixel (which comes from “picture element”) is – the basic unit of programmable color on an LCD display or in a digital image. It can be described as a logical – rather than a physical – unit. The physical size of a pixel depends on how you’ve set the...

Kilobyte

A kilobyte is a measurement unit for digital information. When we need to determine the total size of the data storage on a hard drive then 1 kilobyte is equal to 1000 bytes. When it comes to measuring random access memory (RAM) capacity then 1 kilobyte is equal to...

Hyperlink

A hyperlink is a part of hypertext that redirects to a piece of data, such as a document or a Web page. The hyperlink could be a word, phrase, or image that is clickable and refers to a new document or a different part in the same document. Hyperlinks are used in...

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