What is it?

A webmaster is the person who administers or maintains a web site, but can also be the person who created and designed it.

How does it work?

A webmaster regularly updates a website with new content, such as text and photos, answers queries made from visitors to the site either via an email address or online form, and generally ensures the smooth running of the site.

Why is it useful?

Webmasters play a useful role in ensuring that websites are up-to-date.

What do you need to keep in mind about your child and webmasters?

If your child has a question about a website, they can very often direct their query to the webmaster, whose information is usually clearly noted on the website's home page. Their question may also be answered by finding the site's FAQs.

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