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Use this Jargon Dictionary as a tool to find the meanings of words or terms that relate to Sponsors or their programs.
Even the most veteran webmasters eventually find a term or abbreviation for something which they don't understand.
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A firewall's job is to keep a computer or number of computers safe from harm. It can be a computer program or it could be a real piece of hardware. There are people out there on the web (hackers) who will want to get access to your computer and do any one of a number of malicious things to it. It's important to make it as difficult as possible for them to do so.
|FPA (Full Page Ad)|
This is an advert, for an adult website, which literally FILLS the viewers screen. Full page ads are usually sandwiched in between 2 important website pages, so that the surfer HAS to pass through this page. There is normally a link at the base of these full page adverts which allow the surfer continue on to the next page (presuming they didn't see something on this page that interested them). Full page ads are a proven way to make sales in the adult web business, and most sponsors today will have pre-made ones for you to use.
F.T.P stands for File Transfer Protocol. As is often the case with the web, this is a complicated term for something pretty straight forward. FTP is the way that people who create websites transfer their work to the Internet. When you make a webpage it has to be beamed from your hard disk onto the web, so that surfers can see it. FTP is the bridge between your PC, and the world wide web. To FTP, you need to download a bit of software which will pass things on to the web for you.