Web technology and terminology can be confusing if you've not had a web-presence before, and many small business cannot afford to have in-house development teams capable of advising on the latest technologies and techniques available.
We've created a collection of answers to questions we're often asked by our clients, to help you understand how the Internet and web sites work, and explain some of the technology and terminology used on this site.
A collection of data stored on a web-server, which is organized into linked tables. Databases may be queried by internet applications to retrieve data such as customer and product details, or the content of your web site.
A popular database technology, easily queried by PHP programs. MySQL databases are often used to store site content, customer records and sales data.