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Online & Website Term Glossary
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A wireframe displays the content of a page as well as a preliminary display of the navigation and functionality. It is used to help define a web page. Wireframes are also an important reference doc for designers to know the contents of a page or template before starting the design. Note, while wireframes do display a page layout, they shouldn’t be considered the design. It’s best to not limit design possibilities with wireframes.
Wireframes are critical to understanding what will be required to design and build the page and consequently the website. They are a key deliverable of a Definition Phase.
What it is: One of today's most popular content management and blog publishing applications online today. Used by 22% of the top 10 million websites, Wordpress's open-source aspect makes way for versatility; it can accommodate anything from small-time blogs to large fortune 500 companies.
Type: Open source
Pros: Wordpress is open sourced, making it very versatile. Wordpress has over 30,000 modules serving many different kinds of functions that tailor a website's specific needs.
Cons: Support and upgrades to the software usually are not included. One would have to be dependent on the open-source community to fix any bugs or install any updates.
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The condition in which a writer struggles to create new work due to a lack of creative ideas.
This stands for “What you See Is What You Get” and refers to a web editor that allows you to make edits without having to know HTML or other types of code. Popular WYSIWYG editors include TinyMCE and CKEditor. Some editors can be used by both Drupal and WordPress.
This is a sitemap used by search engines to easily index a website. This is typically entered into a Google Webmaster Tools account so that Google can efficiently and more accurately index and consequently know what a site is about.
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