Web Development Jargon

What is this article about?

This article will show common vernacular terms used in web development with regards to HTTP, SSL, API, JS, DOM, CSS, HTML

What type of problem are we solving?

We are educating the masses. It’s important to streamline communication.

What is the solution to the problem?

Here are the most common words/terms you will stumble upon.


  • learn called path param and query param, :id path, ?id query param

Three types HTTP: Body, Path, Query

payload form body query


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parser.protocol; // => “http:” parser.hostname; // => “example.com” parser.port; // => “3000” parser.pathname; // => “/pathname/“ parser.search; // => “?search=test” parser.hash; // => “#hash” parser.host;