Web Terms Glossary

E-Commerce words Glossary

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There are 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter H.
Hard goods

Tangible products that are distributed through the postal or other delivery service. Contrasts with soft goods, which are distributed electronically.

Helper Application

A software application that supports another software application. For example, the ecOrderDesk is a helper application ecBuilder.


A computer running Internet protocols that can act as either a client or a server on the Internet.

Host capture

A credit card processing model where the authorization and capture of the transaction data are accomplished within a single message sent to the payment processor.

HTML HyperText Markup Language

The formatting or document description language use to create World Wide Web pages

HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol

Allows for the exchange of HTML documents over the World Wide Web.

HTTP proxy server

A server that forwards client requests using the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) over the World Wide Web.