admin – short for administrator, for our purposes someone with permission to gain access to the backend of your website
backend – the administration portion of a website that is hidden from public view
blog – short for web blog, the newsy area of a website or a stand-alone communication stream
blogpost – an entry into a blog
child page – a web page that is linked to a parent page – or shows up as a sub-navigation menu item
CMS – content management system
databse – is an organized collection of data, today typically in digital form.
drupal – another open source cms
embedded video – a way to call up insertion of a video on YouTube or Vimeo to play on a web page
footer – the area on a webpage below the main content
gallery – a collection of images on a website
header – the masthead or main banner of a website
joomla – is a free and open source content management framework (CMF) for publishing content on the internet
login – generally where you type in your user name and password to gain access to a website
page – an individual portion of a website that appears all on one screen
parent page – a web page that is part of a main section (see also child page)
password – the secret string of letters, symbols and numbers that keep unauthorized people from logging into your website – best when randomly generated using a combo of all 3 aspects
plugin – a set of software enhances that bring a certain functionality to CMS, or your main website software
theme – a framework for a cms, basically the skeletal structure of a website
section – part of the main navigation of a website, like the about, contact and products sections
sidebar – generally sub-navigation, or other features on a web page that aren’t considered the main content
slider – an animated box that automatically slides through several images on a page
slideshow – an automated way to show a collection of images on a website
subpage – not in the main navigation but underneath one of the main menu sections
update – a process by which a script will overwrite old information with new information
user – for our purposes usually one with admin access to the backend of your site
widget – a plugin that generally goes in the subsection, like a sidebar, on a website
wordpress – a high function open source cms
wp – shorthand for wordpress
wysiwyg – what you see is what you get