web·​mas·​ter ˈweb-ˌma-stər How to pronounce webmaster (audio)
often capitalized
: 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 When its webmasters went to Google for hosting, they were also turned down. Daniel Byman, Foreign Affairs, 3 Oct. 2017 Mountain Empire Superintendent Patrick Keeley said his district, because of its small size, does not employ a webmaster, so materials are not always uploaded to the district’s website. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Dec. 2023 Darcy Hershey of Solon was named to the position of creative director, serving as graphic designer, social media manager, webmaster and technology specialist. Joan Rusek, cleveland, 3 Aug. 2023 Along with Noor and Mohamad Ali, those club members honored with commendations included Ryan Rached (vice president), Rayyan Allaf (webmaster), Tomas Guzman (treasurer), Melissa Bermudez (fundraiser chairperson) and Sofia Guitian Perez, who also devoted time toward helping out in the warehouse. Rick Menning, sun-sentinel.com, 20 May 2021 Among the words: webmaster, tribe, brown bag lunch. Steven P. Dinkin, San Diego Union-Tribune, 12 Feb. 2023 Netflix's new three-part documentary chronicles the downfall of one recklessly wicked webmaster who fed his adult site with nude photos of nonconsenting subjects. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 27 July 2022 Manchester Town Historian Susan Barlow and Jon Roe, local historian and webmaster of the Tankerhoosen website, will lead the hike. Hartford Courant, 14 Sep. 2022 Back in the day, creating a website meant getting your hands dirty in code, figuring out hosting, and maybe even hiring a webmaster. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, 22 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1993, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of webmaster was in 1993

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“Webmaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/webmaster. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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web·​mas·​ter -ˌmas-tər How to pronounce webmaster (audio)
: a person responsible for the creation or maintenance of a website especially for a company or organization

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