Blinkie: A 150x20 gif characterized by its blinking border. Blinkies often display text and images representing a webmaster’s interests.

Button: An 88x31, 88x15, or 100x35 web graphic originating from blogs and personal sites in the 90s. These buttons traditionally displayed information about the site, though modern buttons also display information about the webmaster.

CBox: A miniature chat box where visitors can chat and leave messages.

Core Web: The core part of the web, developed by large companies and organizations. This includes social media sites such as Facebook and Reddit, video sites like Youtube and TikTok, and wikis like Wikipedia and Fandom.

Decome: Pronounced “deh-KOH-meh” or “DEH-koh-may”, decome are small web graphics originally created to be used in emails. Modern internet denizens often use them in blog posts, personal sites, and as favicons.

Fanlisting: A list of fans of a particular thing. Some require that their members have a site, others do not.

Favicon: Short for “favorite icon”, favicons are the small graphics shown next to site titles in web browsers. They often appear alongside decome in graphics collections.

GeoCities: A free web host that was popular in the 90s and 00s. Closed in 2009, and succeded by Neocities.

Gemini: An access protocol similar to HTTP and HTTPS. Gemini URLs require a special browser to be accessed.

GitHub: A digital platform that assists programers with version control, bug tracking, and wikis for their projects. It's often used to host open source projects. It also allows users to host their site via GitHub Pages.

Graphics Collection: Also affectionately called a Graphics Hoard by webmasters, these are pages or sections of pages that display various graphics a user or webmaster has collected. It's generally recomended that these pages or sections link back to the original artists or credit them if possible.

Guestbook: A page that allows users to leave messages for the site admin.

Indie Web: Sites on the surface web that are not made by large companies or organizations. All web revival sites are part of the indie web, but not all indie web sites are part of the web revival.

Marquee: Text or graphics that scroll or bounce from one side of the screen to another.

Neocities: A service that provides free website hosting.

Netiquette: Common courtesies on the internet.

Right to Repair: The right for an item's owner to freely modify and repair the item.

Site Badge: Also called a Web Badge, these are graphics that are meant to link back to their creator’s site. Web badges are typically an 88x31 button, though some webmasters use other image sizes.

Stamp: Originating from Deviant Art in the 2000s, stamps are 99x56 graphics that have a textured border to resemble a postage stamp. Like Blinkies and Buttons, these graphics often display interests and information about the webmaster.

Surface Web: Everything on the internet that is indexed by a search engine.

Web 1.0: The early web from approximately 1995 to 2010.

Web 2.0: The web from approximately 2010 onwards.

Web3/Web 3.0: The movement to use newer web technologies and the singular ownership of digital assets. Contrast with Web 2.0, where everything is owned by a few central companies, and the Web Revival, where assets are created and shared freely for artistic expression. Not to be confused with W3C.

Webcore: Also called the Old Web Aesthetic, webcore is an internet aesthetic based around old geocities sites, windows 9x OSes, and early web phenomena. While this term is rarely used to by webmasters to discribe their own works, it is commonly used by core web denizens to describe sites and graphics they associate with the old web style.

Webmaster: Someone who creates and maintains a website. Please note that while this word is common, it's not used by everyone. Other alternatives include Web Gardener, Webmaker, or simply Admin.

Web Manifesto: Also simply called a Manifesto, these are web pages that explain why the webmaster created their site. These can stretch from a couple simple sentences to large essays, depending on the creator.

Web Revival: A movement to restore the creativity and artistic expression found in Web 1.0. While the movement is popularly characterized by handmade personal sites, revivalists also engage with forums, SNS revivals, blogs, and other oldschool internet places. In addition, there is a large overlap between the web revival community and various other groups, including privacy advocates and retro tech enthusiasts.

Webring: Also written as Web Ring. A collection of sites that all link to each other. Webrings can be open to all, for specific groups, or for websites that host certain kinds of content.

Web Shrine/Fan Shrine: Web pages dedicated to a specific character or piece of media.

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C): The international standards organization for the World Wide Web.

Yesterweb: A brand name for a group of sites, but occasonally used to refer the the Web Revival as a whole. Had an active forum, zine, and large discord server in 2022, but is mostly closed as of 2023.