webmaster

noun, often capitalized
web·​mas·​ter | \ ˈweb-ˌma-stər How to pronounce webmaster (audio) \

Definition of webmaster

: a person responsible for the creation or maintenance of a website especially for a company or organization

Examples of webmaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the many temporary jobs held by the young man who now leads it, Luigi Di Maio, was as a webmaster. The Economist, "The decline of the Five Star empire," 5 Dec. 2019 Contrary to the widespread belief that Unisys wanted to tax GIFs themselves, charging everyday nerds and webmasters a fee to use them, the legal action was focused on software that made GIFs. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIF.," 30 Oct. 2019 Contrary to the widespread belief that Unisys wanted to tax GIFs themselves, charging everyday nerds and webmasters a fee to use them, the legal action was focused on software that made GIFs. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIF.," 30 Oct. 2019 But the map was not drawn based on any hard evidence or data, said Jeff Savoye, the Poe Society’s current secretary/treasurer and webmaster. Christine Zhang, baltimoresun.com, "How Baltimore’s first female reporter used maps and data to save Edgar Allan Poe’s Amity Street home," 7 Oct. 2019 Contrary to the widespread belief that Unisys wanted to tax GIFs themselves, charging everyday nerds and webmasters a fee to use them, the legal action was focused on software that made GIFs. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "The GIF Is Dead. Long Live the GIF.," 30 Oct. 2019 In November 2013, Eric Trump, in Texas for an event, stopped by Giles-Parscale with his future wife to meet the family’s webmaster. Peter Elkind, ProPublica, "The Myths of the “Genius” Behind Trump’s Reelection Campaign," 11 Sep. 2019 After a nearly year-long search, Johnson was grateful to land a gig as a webmaster at a local company. Wired, "How Smaller Cities Are Trying to Plug America’s Brain Drain," 12 Aug. 2019 In late 2012, Tool's webmaster posted a note about a new Tool album, having heard some tracks in progress. Ed Masley, azcentral, "Zia Records hosts listening parties for 1st Tool release in 13 years," 7 Aug. 2019

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1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Webmaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/webmaster. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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