Inktomi

Search engine which pioneered the paid inclusion business model. Inktomi was bought by Yahoo! at the end of 2002. Internal Navigation (see Navigation)

Information Architecture

Designing, categorizing, organizing, and structuring content in a useful and meaningful way. Good information architecture considers both how humans and search spiders access a website. Information architecture suggestions: focus each page...

Internet

Vast worldwide network of computers connected via TCP/IP.

Internet Explorer

Microsoft's web browser. After they beat out Netscape's browser on the marketshare front they failed to innovate on any level for about 5 years, until Firefox forced them to. See...

IP Address

Internet Protocol Address. Every computer connected to the internet has an IP address. Some websites and servers have unique IP addresses, but most web hosts host multiple websites on...

ISP

Internet Service Providers sell end users access to the web. Some of these companies also sell usage data to web analytics companies. Italics (see emphasis)

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