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A header is the top portion of the blog that lists the blog title.

Hit Counter
A hit counter keeps a count of website visits.

Hosting is the storage space or capacity for a website on the Internet.

Host Country

The host country specifies the country where the host resides.
Host Name
The host name, located just to the left of the dot in a URL, identifies the machine name as part of the Internet address.

Host Report
A host report identifies the 50 ISPs or computers that most frequently visit the site.

HTML, or Hypertext Markup Language, is a simple markup language used in writing website documents.

HTTP, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol, is a set of regulations used to transfer files on the Internet.

Hypertext is text displayed on a computer or other electronic device with references (hyperlinks) to other text that the reader can immediately access, usually by a mouse click or keypress sequence.

The IANA, or Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, oversees registration for different IP parameters, including port numbers, protocol and enterprise numbers, options, codes, and types.

ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is a non-profit corporation given responsibility from the US government to manage the Internet domain name system.

IIS, or Internet Information Services, is an informational Web server used for Windows operating systems. Some site-building programs are only compatible with specific IIS versions.

IMAP, or Internet Message Access Protocol, retrieves email and views or manipulates it on the server.

Index Page
An index page is a default page which displays automatically when the user processes the top level of a website. The default page automatically displays if it is named correctly. Correct naming is dependent upon the type of hosting account and development tools available.

An intranet is a large internal network usually established by companies to improve communication efficiency. The access to an intranet is restricted to authorized users.

Internationalized Domain Name
An internationalized domain name contains characters with diacritical marks from non-English languages or characters from non-Latin scripts.

IP Address
An IP address, or Internet Protocol address, is a set of numbers divided by periods that specifies a location for the TCP/IP Protocol.

IP Banning
IP banning prevents abusive users from posting to websites.

IRC, or Internet Relay Chat, is a real-time service that enables people from all over the world to communicate through a chat system on the Internet.

ISDN, or Internet Services Digital Network, is a service providing WAN combined transmission analog and digital services.

The ISP, or Internet Service Provider, provides users with Internet services.
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