absolute path

A designation of the location of a file including the root directory and the descending series of subdirectories leading to the end file. See also relative path.

access violation

A type of error caused by attempting to access a page or site that is not allowed.


An alternate name used for identification. Using a generic e-mail alias that automatically forwards received e-mail messages to one or more individuals ensures that messages are always received by the appropriate person.

anchor tag

Code in an HTML document that defines a bookmark or a link to a bookmark, Web page, Web site, or e-mail address.

anonymous users

Members of the general public who view a Web site.


A message posted to a Discussion Web site.


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