Definitions: W

What is WAP?
WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) is an open international standard for applications that use wireless communication. For example, e.g. Email and Internet access from a mobile phone.
What is WASP?
WASP (Wireless Applications Service Provider) is an organization that provides content and applications for wireless devices.
What is WAV?
WAV (Wave file) is a popular audio file format that has become a standard PC audio file format for everything from system and game sounds to CD-quality audio. Files in this format end in '.wav'.
What is a Web Browser?
A Web browser is a software program that lets you view Web pages on the World Wide Web. Popular Web browsers are Microsoft's Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.
What is Web Design?
Web design is the design and development of a Web site.
What is a Web Directory?
A Web directory is a searchable subject guide, typically organized by major topics and subtopics. The best-known web directories are the Yahoo! directory and the Open Directory Project (Dmoz).
What is a Web Ring?
A Web ring is a group of related sites all interlinked together. Navigation is usually by going forward and backward along the 'ring' of Web sites.
What is a Web Server?
A Web server is a program that serves the files, that form Web pages, to Internet users.
What is Web Traffic?
Web traffic is the number of visitors to a Web site over a given period of time.
What is Web Usability?
Web usability is the user-friendliness and ease-of-use of a Web site to achieve specified goals.
What is a Weblog?
A weblog (better known as a blog) is a web site usually made up of short, frequently updated posts (links, commentary, news, diaries, project updates, etc.) that are arranged chronologically.
What is WebTV?
WebTV provides Web access via a standard television using a set-top modem box, similar to a cable TV box.
What is Whois?
Whois is an online service that provides publicly accessible information on the registered owner of a particular second-level '.com', '.net', and '.org' domain name.
What is Word Stemming?
Word stemming is a concept used by some search engines to return search results that include keywords that extend beyond what you searched for.
What is WWW?
WWW (World Wide Web) is a global network of computers on the Internet that provide pages of information in HTML.
What is WYSIWYG?
WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) is a web site editor or software program in which the screen displays what the end result will look like, while the document is being created or modified.