Development, e-Commerce

WhatsApp eCommerce:What is it all about?

If Twitter is for micro-blogging, WhatsApp is for micro-eCommerce. Over the years, whatsapp has become the epitome of micro-eCommerce. And, has allowed millions of small and medium enterprises to sell their content/product/services via WhatsApp. What is WhatsApp eCommerce? In the simplest of terms, WhatsApp eCommerce allows you to set up a digital storefront using WhatsApp […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 5 min read
Digital Library

What is Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)

Hackers perform a Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS) on servers and networks to disrupt the incoming traffic by flooding the target spaces with bots. Bots are a group of connected computers that are infected by malware. They are used to increase the traffic of a website. Once the attack is performed, your digital space […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 5 min read
Digital Library, Domains, IP Address

What is direct IP-Access – #Digital Literacy

A direct IP-access allows the user to access a website using its root server’s IP-address. For instance,Google.com is securely accesible using its IP-address 216.58.193.78. Think of it this way, remember the product, you purchased in yesterday’s example in What is a Proxy Server? (Which, by the way, you could read/listen to by clicking on the […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 3 min read
Digital Library

What is a Proxy Server? – #Digital Literacy

In the simplest of terms, A proxy server is a gate that separates your computer and the Internet. Meaning, when you type a URL, instead of searching for it on the Internet, Your request will first go through a proxy server and then, to the Internet. It acts as a secure gate between your computer […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 5 min read
Digital Library

What is Page Authority? – #Digital Literacy

Moz (an SEO Company) developed a metric to  predict how well a page from a website can attain organic search results called Page Authority.   The prediction is logarithm based. And it depends upon the number of backlinks to a specific page of a website. Why does it Matter? Again, Page Authority isn’t the only direct […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 3 min read
Digital Library

What is Domain Authority? – #Digital Literacy

Moz (an SEO Company) developed a metric to  predict how well a site can attain organic search results called Domain Authority.   The prediction is logarithm based. And it depends upon the number of backlinks to the root domain of a website and to the internal pages of the website.  Why Domain Authority matters? Domain Authority […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 4 min read
Digital Library, Domains

What is an MX-Entry? – #Digital Literacy

In a DNS, MX-Entry stands for a Mail Exchange entry. It is a block of information in the MX section of the DNS Records that allows the brands to seamlessly communicate on behalf of their domain name. For instance, you can contact us at [email protected] and it is only possible due to the MX Entries […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 5 min read
Digital Library, SSL

What is a Secure Socket Layer(SSL)?

SSL(Secure Socket Layer) is a form of soft-tech that is responsible for maintaining a secure communication between two computers on the Internet.  It uses a SSL certificate with a public key to communicate with the client. It is an industry standard that allows a client and a host to transfer and receive sensitive data in […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 6 min read
Digital Library, Domains

What is a Domain Name System (DNS)?

A Domain Name System (DNS) is a system that allows the computer to translate the domain of a website and connect the user to its ip-address. DNS makes it easier for humans as they only have to remember the domain name. And, it simultaneously teaches the computers to interpret the domain name to understand the […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 4 min read
Digital Library, Domains

What is an A-Record? – #Digital Literacy

An A-Record allows the use of hostnames to locate the address of a computer. It’s a type of DNS records where  A stands for the Address. It records the information about the ip-address connecting to a domain.   In the DNS, It records the bridge between the hosting server and the domain. An A-Record is only […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 3 min read