A webmaster is a person who manages a website. Some definitions indicate that a webmaster is the person responsible for an Internet server, although it is popularly known by this term as the owner of a website or the person in charge of keeping it enabled.
Functions of a webmaster
Depending on the size of the site, the webmaster could be responsible for any of the following functions:
- Ensure that the Web server hardware and software are running correctly.
- The design of the website.
- Creation and updating of Web pages.
- Respond to user feedback.
- Creation of CGI scripts.
- Monitoring traffic through the site.
Knowledge of a webmaster
Basically, the webmaster manages the information trees, designs the appearance of the page, the HTML codes of the pages, takes care of the editing and additions to the site and checks that the links are intact. In addition, it monitors routes and sometimes responds to the email generated by the site. The exponential growth of the World Wide Web has created unprecedented demand for webmasters.