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 The idea that a webmaster back then could make a salary of $100,000 beckoned Streebin to California and the Bay Area. Bruce Rogers, Forbes, 12 Nov. 2021 Because Google's tool only addresses search results, the company says users should also contact the webmaster of any sites containing the images to purge them from their site, too. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, 29 Oct. 2021 However, the company emphasized this won't remove the image from the internet entirely; people will need to contact a website's webmaster to ask for that content to be removed. Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN, 27 Oct. 2021 As recently as the early 2000s, American white pelicans were so rare in Illinois that birders would travel hours to catch sight of one, according to American Birding Association webmaster Greg Neise, who has been birding in Chicago since the 1970s. Nara Schoenberg, chicagotribune.com, 17 Sep. 2021 Since leaving prison, Auernheimer has served as the webmaster of The Daily Stormer, an explicitly Nazi website. Helen Lewis, The Atlantic, 30 Sep. 2020 The group is an independent, two-man shop that consists of Mr. Davenport and a webmaster, both volunteers, whose work is well known among the UFO-watching community. Te-ping Chen, WSJ, 1 Sep. 2020 The computer clock of the Sponsor’s webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Sweepstakes. courant.com, 3 Aug. 2020 The computer clock of Sponsors’ webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Contest. courant.com, 3 Aug. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of webmaster

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 19 May. 2022.

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