Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day – July 6, 2022

Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day on July 6 is a day of vital importance, especially in the day and age of the internet. We’ve all been there: You are running short on time, but the website keeps freezing, and if you don’t get XYZ done on time, it’s game over. This is where a webmaster can help you. Using complex programming languages and coding, a webmaster or a web developer can make surfing the internet, for people like you and me, easier and simpler. Webmasters not only train extensively, but they continue learning and growing as professionals throughout their careers due to the constant technological advances. Such rigorous training calls for a day of appreciation for them. Take them out for lunch and/or express your gratitude to them in some other way for their tireless contributions.

History of Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day was created by Thomas and Ruth Roy. The couple owns the Wellcat Holiday and Herbs company. Thomas Roy worked as an actor, singer, and radio jockey. But it was the Wellcat business venture, created with his wife, Ruth Roy, that propelled them to heights of fame and recognition. The business has two branches. One of the branches focuses on providing herbs and the like to customers for medicinal, culinary, and mystical purposes. The second branch of the business is geared more towards the quirky holidays the couple creates. To date, the couple has created around 80 holidays, one of which happens to be Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day. The couple’s aim behind creating so many holidays was to give the general public fun and silly reasons to celebrate life. Their interviews and holidays have appeared on renowned platforms like the “Los Angeles Times,” “The Wall Street Journal,” and “Nickelodeon Magazine.”

A webmaster, to put it simply, is a person who deals in creating and maintaining efficient websites. Also known as web architects, web developers, site authors, or website coordinators, companies and organizations hire them to showcase the company brand on a larger scale. This could be through company websites that give information about the organization, its goals, and employees, or customer websites where people can come to buy a brand’s products. The website would be considered usable and successful if the customer is able to navigate it without facing problems like it freezing or there not being enough information on it. Furthermore, once a website is built, it is the job of the webmaster to ensure that it runs smoothly, and if any problems do crop up, the webmaster should be able to solve them. Many companies depend on their websites to pull in customers and profits. Therefore, the role of a webmaster becomes indispensable, which gives us all the more reason to celebrate them and their professions.

Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day timeline

Mid-90s
Javascript Invention for Graphics and Animations

Javascript is invented, allowing webmasters to now make and develop online graphics and animations.

1995
Amazon Website Launch

The Amazon company launches itself on a website to bring in sales and profits from the world of online shopping.

1997
“WORD Magazine’s” Online Website

“WORD Magazine,” a student-run publication on arts and culture, publishes its online website that is built by not only webmasters, but also by art directors, writers, and editors.

21st Century
New Careers Built Around Websites

Careers, like UX/UI designers, that were never heard of before are gaining momentum as more and more of the world goes online.

Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day FAQs

When does Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day take place?

Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day takes place on July 6 each year. 

What does a webmaster do?

A webmaster is responsible for keeping up to date with everything that goes on a website. Using programming languages, a webmaster monitors factors related to SEO, design, content, marketing, and functionality.

How do I find my webmaster?

You can find a webmaster by searching for ‘whois www.example.com’. Usually, you will be able to find the contact details of the webmaster under ‘registrant email’ or ‘administrative services/contact’. You can also directly contact the website’s host company. 

How To Celebrate Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

  1. Take your webmaster to lunch

    It literally says it in the name of the day: Take your webmaster out for lunch! As you are out and about, get to know them a bit better by learning about their hobbies and how they came to be in this profession.

  2. Give them a gift card

    If you don’t have the chance to take your webmaster out for lunch, don’t worry. You can find out what they like, and get them a gift card based on that. It could be anything ranging from a bookshop or the movies to a spa or a restaurant.

  3. Say thanks to them

    While you are treating them to lunch or giving them gifts, make sure that you express your gratitude and appreciation for them. Nothing quite hits the spot like a simple word of thanks.

5 Facts About HTML That Will Blow Your Mind

  1. Formatting system for the overall look

    HTML is a formatting system of how information is displayed on the internet.

  2. HTML is a programming language

    HTML stands for ‘hypertext markup language,’ which is used by webmasters to code and develop sites.

  3. Made for others to use

    Tim Berners Lee, the creator of HTML, wanted to showcase his creations on other people’s computers, so he created HTML that allowed him to do just that.

  4. Specific for certain information elements

    HTML tags are best used for specific document elements like paragraphs, headings, and tables.

  5. HTML links for efficiency

    HTML links allow users to go from one website to another easily and efficiently.

Why We Love Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

  1. It’s a celebration of webmasters, collaboration, versatility

    Webmasters are extremely useful professionals in today’s world. In many ways, they can be considered the backbone of their companies and organizations as it is through them that the rest of the world can reach a brand within the comfort of their homes or workspaces.

  2. It’s a celebration of collaboration

    Webmasters have to work with people from different fields to churn out an amazing website. These other people can be anyone from the departments of art/design, technology, and research. Together, these people can work wonders by creating the most amazing websites.

  3. It’s a celebration of versatility

    A great thing about webmasters is their versatility. They can pretty much work in any field as their main work is based on knowing programming languages and codes well. With enough research and information, they can work in any sector.

Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day dates

YearDateDay
2021July 6Tuesday
2022July 6Wednesday
2023July 6Thursday
2024July 6Saturday
2025July 6Sunday

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