Web Design Glossary

Important terms related to Web Design & Development

GLOSSARY | Offshore Web Design and Development Company in India

Keywords starting with letter "R"

Really Simple Syndication (RSS)

It is a standardised dialect of XML that enables the content from one website to be republished by another.

Reciprocal link

It is where website [A] links to website [B], which in turn links to website [A].

Reciprocal links can improve a website’s search relevance ranking, moving the website up the list of results on a search engine results page (SERP).


The number of dots per inch on a monitor.

Robots file robots.txt

A robots.txt is a permissions file that can be used to control web pages of a website is a search engine indexes. The file must be located in the root directory of the website for a search engine website-indexing program to reference, i.e. if the website address is: www.webworldexperts.com

then the robots.txt file must be located at:www.webworldexperts.com/robots.txt

Root, root directory

The root is the entry level directory of a website. For example the root directory of the webworldexperts website is http:// www.webworldexperts.com/