Posted on 23 March 2011
After getting your domain name registered, paying off to your web host to get hosting for your website, and uploading your website on the web server, its time to view the final shape of your website. If you cannot view your website after all this hard work then does it mean it that you are missing something or is it just something with DNS propagation?
Understanding DNS Propagation
Before understanding the DNS propagation, you should be aware of the working of DNS. A master DNS is created by your web hosting provider in the event when you set your website up with it. This Master DNS is recorded in the Domain Name Server of your web hosting provider. The company which registers your domain name contacts to the DNS server of your web hosting provider. Your domain name registrar does it as the master authority of your domain which you have registered with it.
How Your Website is Being Searched?
When an outsider source searches your website, it first switches to the registration database in order to find out about the DNS authority of your website. After then that it goes to the DNS sever of your web hosting service provider in order to find out the IP address of your website’s domain name. From this IP address, this outsider source locates your website and can view your website.
Caching the DNS Records
The only problem with this searching process is that when your website is searched on internet by an outside source, the search process is catalyzed, as every ISP caches it DNS records to display your website in quick time. Read the full story
Posted on 20 February 2009
Once you get into IRC, you need to understand the barrage of abbreviations and phrases that are commonly used.
People will do anything to be lazy—especially where typing is concerned. Anyone who uses IRC will come across abbreviations and certain jargon that will stump them initially. Do not look like a fool by asking unless you absolutely must!
One peculiarity you may notice is that IRC commands are often treated as both verbs and nouns. You can refer to your IRC client documentation for additional commands, but here are some examples:
n. A person in a channel who has the +o flag in a channel. Usually has the @ prefix in the username.
v. The act of setting mode +o. Used with omitted subject “me” as a request.
* idiot sets mode +o lamer
n. A person who has been granted special privileges on the IRC server.
TsTech is an oper, right?
v. To identify to an IRC server with an administrator login and password, for example.
/oper User Password
- msg (short for privmsg)
n. A private message to a user.
[lamer()] you're cool
v. To send someone a private message.
/msg lamer I know am.
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Posted on 27 July 2008
I have tried to collect here some of the slang used around the Internet in chat rooms and forums and on IMs. Bookmark this for future reference.
1337 (written in ASCII) – From the word Leet, derived from the word elite
2 – too, or to
4 – For
AFAICR/S/T – As far as I can recall / remember / see / tel
AFAIK – As far as I know
AFK – Away from keyboard
ANFSCD – And Now For Something Completely Different. Used to change the subject of conversation.
ASAP – As soon as possible
ASL – Age / sex / location
ATEOTD – At The End of the Day
ATM – At the moment
AWOL – Absent Without (Official) Leave
AYBABTU (also abbreviated as AYB) – All your base are belong to us (from the video game Zero Wing)
B2B – Business to Business
B& and/or B7- Banned
BBIAB – Be back in a bit Read the full story