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FREQUENTLY USED WORDS AND ABBREVIATIONS
The Affiliate Marketing industry as well as the internet Industry is using a lot of abbreviations.
This page gives you a listing of most used common words and abbreviations.
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Below you will find an alphabetic sorted index of most common used words and abbreviations.
An Affiliate is an individual or a company who is promoting websites, good and/or services from Internet merchants.
The Affiliate receives a commission payout on a certain action like sending visitors or making sales for the Internet merchant.
An Affiliate Program is a dedicated site form an Internet merchant offering several commission, effective toolkits and free-to-use content.
The registered Affiliate can use start promoting the Internet merchants websites and has an overview about traffic and revenue statistics.
ASP.NET – ASP.NET is a web application framework, developed by Microsoft, that programmers can use to build dynamic web sites, web applications and web services.
It was first released in January 2002 with version 1.0 of the .NET Framework, and is the successor to Microsoft’s Active Server Pages (ASP) technology. ASP.NET is built on the Common Language Runtime, allowing programmers to write ASP.NET code using any supported .NET language.
An application programming interface (API) is a set of declarations of the functions (or procedures) that an operating system, library or service provides to support requests made by computer programs.
CB stands for a credit card charge back where a consumer asks his credit card company to revoke a certain credit card transaction.
CDN stands for Content Delivery Network.
A CDN is a network of servers containing copies of data placed at various points in a network in order to maximize bandwidth for access to the data from users throughout the network.
A user accesses a copy of the data nearest to the user, as opposed to all users accessing the same central server causing a bottleneck at that server.
A cloud server is a virtual machine that is dynamically scalable by virtualization
Cloud storage is the persistent storage allotment shared on a GoGrid account’s private network. Allotments are assigned in GB blocks and users are charged $0.15/GB storage over their free allotment
Some Adult Cash Programs offer Combo Payouts where the promoting Affiliate enjoys both a Revenue Share as a PPS payout on each new member he/she generates.
CPA stands for Cost Per Click and is used as measurement when you buy traffic at Media Buying sites.
CPM stands for Cost Per Thousand impressions and is used as measurement when you buy traffic at Media Buying sites.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used to describe the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of a document written in a markup language.
Its most common application is to style web pages written in HTML and XHTML, but the language can also be applied to any kind of XML document, including SVG and XUL.
A database is a structured collection of data, usually stored in rows and tables. Databases are used to store large amounts of information that can easily be queried and provide results at break-neck speeds.
The information retrieved from the query is applied to make decisions, such as results for web applications or e-commerce systems.
A DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack is when multiple compromised systems, or “bots”, attack a specified target, such a web server, to flood its bandwidth or resources.
This will inevitably cause the targeted server to be flooded with false connections, thus making it unavailable until the lack of resources cause the server to fail or until the attack subsides and resources are freed
A Dedicated Server is a physical server that is used exclusively by one customer.
Dedicated Servers reside on the same public and private VLANs as your Cloud Servers, allowing you to build a secure infrastructure that combines the flexibility of virtualization with the performance of dedicated hardware.
DNS, or Domain Name Server, hosts domain names, such as gogrid.com, and acts as the phone book for the Internet by translating domain names into IP addresses.
DNS is responsible for routing all requests for your domain to your server when requested by a user on the internet.
FHG Galleries are part of an effective toolkit you can find in an Adult Cash Program.
FHG stands for “Free Hosted Galleries” and are used to promote the Internet Merchants websites.
A firewall is a software application or hardware component that inspects all traffic passing through a server and accepts or denies that traffic according to a set of policies as applied by the server administrator.
A GUI (Graphical User Interface) is an interface that allows humans to interact with computers via visual indicators in conjunction with text, a control selector (usually a mouse) and a screen.
IPSP stands for Internet Payment Service Provider, specialized billing companies who offer 3rd party credit card billing solutions.
Linux is a UNIX-like operating system option other than Windows. There are many Linux distributions, such as CentOS, Red Hat, Debian, Fedora, etc. Linux is mostly known for its use in servers.
MGP stands for “Movie Gallery Pages” which are part of the toolkit offered by an Adult Cash Program.
Affiliates use MGP pages to promote the websites from an Adult Cash Program.
Organic SEO traffic means the traffic you receive directly from Search Engines.
In other words when someone is looking for certain keywords and your website is listed in the Search Engine Results page and clicks through to your website.
PHP is a programming language used for populating dynamic web pages. It is mainly used in web development and can be embedded into HTML by using PHP code as its input and HTML as the output.
PHP is also a part of the popular LAMP environment, but has many other useful applications as well.
PostgreSQL (also known as postgres) is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). It is released under a BSD-style license and is thus free software.
As with many other open-source programs, PostgreSQL is not controlled by any single company, but relies on a global community of developers and companies to develop it.
PPS stands for Pay-per-signup where the affiliate gets paid for each new signup he/she generates.
In practice the affiliate gets paid once the new join will do a credit card or bank transaction.
Random Access Memory (RAM) is a type of computer data storage used for short-term memory intensive processing at random.
This is different than hard disk memory, which requires the use of a mechanism of some sort.
Ruby on Rails is a free web application framework designed to make web development faster, simpler and more efficient. Often shortened to Rails, or RoR, Ruby on Rails is written in the Ruby programming language.
Rev Share or Revenue share means that the affiliate receives a % from the spendings his/her generated members consume on an Internet Merchant website.
Most Adult Cash Programs offer a life time Revenue Share guarantee which means that as long as the member spends money you will get your % share.
SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization which means that you can improve how your website is found (ranked) on the internet.
SEM stands for Search Engine Marketing which is a discipline to make money with your website on the Internet.
A search engine results page (SERP), is the listing of web pages returned by a search engine in response to a keyword query.
The results normally include a list of web pages with titles, a link to the page, and a short description showing where the keywords have matched content within the page.
A SERP may refer to a single page of links returned, or to the set of all links returned for a search query.