or web mas·ter,

[web-mas-ter, ‐mah-ster]


a person who designs or maintains a website.

Also Web·mas·ter, Web mas·ter.

Origin of webmaster

First recorded in 1995–2000; (World Wide) Web + master
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British Dictionary definitions for webmaster



a person responsible for the administration of a website on the World Wide Web
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Word Origin and History for webmaster

1993, from web in the Internet sense + master (n.).

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