Sites Glossary
Hilary D. avatar
Written by Hilary D.
Updated over a week ago

We aren't all developers and programmers, so we thought including a glossary of terms for sites would be helpful!

  1. Analytics: Tools and data analysis techniques used to measure and analyze website traffic and user behavior.

  2. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets): A stylesheet language used to describe the presentation of a document written in HTML.

  3. DNS (Domain Name System): The system that translates domain names into IP addresses.

  4. Domain Name: The unique name that identifies a website, e.g.,

  5. HTML (Hypertext Markup Language): The standard markup language used to create web pages.

  6. JavaScript: A programming language that enables interactive elements on websites.

  7. Responsive Design: Designing websites to adapt to different screen sizes and devices.

  8. SEO (Search Engine Optimization): Techniques used to increase a website's visibility in search engine results.

  9. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer): A security protocol that establishes an encrypted link between a web server and a browser.

  10. UI (User Interface): The graphical layout of a website, including buttons, menus, and other interactive elements.

  11. UX (User Experience): The overall experience of a user when interacting with a website, including usability and accessibility.

  12. Version Control: The management of changes to documents, computer programs, large web sites, and other collections of information.

  13. Web Hosting: The service that provides space on the internet for websites.

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