terms for aom 58

This is an unnumbered list of terms needed for monday afternoon aom 58 class of webdevelopement.

  • theme;
    a collection of files that work together to produce a graphical interface with an underlying, unifying design for a blog.
    ‘responsive theme’ adjusts its layout based on the size of the screen it’s viewed on — computer, tablet, or phone
  • blog;
    a chronological list of journal entries or articles, called “posts,” published on a web page.
  • media files;
    images, audio files, videos, and other files you’d like to use on your site.
  • page;
    static sections of your website (as opposed to posts, which you continually publish)-you can not tag or categorize a page.
  • post;
    an entry in your blog that are listed in reverse chronological order.
  • links;
    a value that enables a program to access a particular piece of data is called a link.
  • hyperlink;
    a hyperlink, or simply a link, is a reference to data that the reader can directly follow either by clicking, tapping, or hovering. A hyperlink points to a whole document or to a specific element within a document.
  • short link;
    if there is a limit to the number of characters a message can carry a redirect short link is used.
  • static page;
    static sections of your website (as opposed to posts, which you continually publish. They are a good way to publish information that doesn’t change much such as the ‘about’ page.
  • link shortener;
    URL shortening is a technique on the World Wide Web in which a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) may be made substantially shorter and still direct to the required page. This is achieved by using a redirect which links to the web page that has a long URL.
  • widget;
    provides supplemental information- small tools that you can add to your blog that add a variety of functions and content.
  • menu;
    the piece of your site that contains links to your posts, pages, or categories. typically located just above or below your site’s title.
  • dashboard;
    the complete administrative tools for your site.
  • social media integration;
    Social media optimization (SMO) is the use of a number of social media outlets and communities to generate publicity to increase the awareness of a product
  • plug-in;
    a piece of software that enhances another software application and usually can be run independently
  • categories;
    a way of grouping posts together by subject matter.

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