It is extremely helpful if the client has some idea of what the designer is talking about, as both can communicate more clearly.
If you’ve never worked with a web design company before, on first meeting them you may hear a dizzying array of terminology and acronyms.
The web has a language all its own, and while these terms and acronyms may be second nature to those in the industry, they can seem like a load of gobbledygook for average folks.
When launching a new website, you may have set up a new domain to go along with it. You’ll probably want email addresses in that domain as well. Setting up email involves setting up MX (Mail Exchange) records.
There are many different ways to set up name servers for your website, and many different terms that may need some explanation. These three terms pop up often – be sure to be familiar.
Your web designer and/or developer will throw around a lot of acronyms. One of the most important is DNS. DNS, or “domain name system” is a fundamental part of the internet, hence an important part of any web site project.
Here are some of the more common acronyms and terms you’ll hear along with simple explanations for what they mean.