Glossary of Internet terms. Underlined orange links point to terms within this Glossary.
- Query String
A Question or request put to a database. The database then returns matching data.
Everything the comes after the question mark in a URL. Query strings usually contain arguments or information passed to a script which the script then parses. In the following example, the red text is the Query String.
A set of directives waiting to be executed. Such as email waiting in a queue. When a machine or program is busy handling other requests, new requests are added to the Queue.