The unique terminology that geeks tend to use and that non-geeks have a hard time understanding. This dictionary attempts to make some geek-speak understandable to non-geeks by offering definitions of geek terms.
A web site that remains available online, but that is no longer being maintained or updated. Unlike an abandoned site, a ghost site usually includes a paragraph stating that it is no longer being updated and it is kept alive because the information it contains may still be valid and useful.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a popular image format for the web. The GIF format is limited to 256 colors and supports transparency, which makes it suitable for simple graphics such as logos or buttons, but not for complex graphics such as photos.
A page on a web site where visitors can enter their names and leave their comments about the site. Guestbooks worked great until automated guestbook spam made them more of a liability than an asset. Today few company web sites still offer a guestbook. The ones that do usually have effective anti-spam measures in place.