Below are some definitions of WordPress words and phrases. Knowledge is power. Therefore understanding these definitions and continued study will help you to make better decisions about your website.
- Code: This is generally computer programming.
- Content: The expression of ideas through writing, video, etc.
- Functionality: This is a specific computer programming purpose or routine (such as creating a calendar, improving website security, etc.)
- Hosting Company/Web Hosting Company: Companies that allow individuals and organizations to make their websites accessible on the internet by providing space on a server (a computer that provides data to other computers) and by providing connectivity (connecting devices so to allow the transfer of data back and forth) usually in a data center.
- Monetized Website: This is to convert an asset (valuable item) into cash, typically by selling the asset (for examples ads, physical products, and affiliate product).
- Plugin: This is a software that adds a specific feature to an existing computer program so that a website can be customized without an end user having to know how to write the computer code (examples of plugins: website security, Pinterest buttons on images, and PayPal checkout). (Also see “Functionality” above.)
- Themes: This allows the end user to change the look and functionality of a WordPress website without altering the content of the website.(Also see “Functionality” above.)
- Traffic: This is the number of visitors and the number of pages they visit on a website.
- URL (Uniform Resource Locator): This is the specific global address of document or resources on the internet
(for example, prettypleasepassiveincome.com/blog-archive).
- Widget: This is a small application with limited functionality that can be installed and executed within a web page by an end user. Examples of the vast range of widgets often take the form of on-screen devices such as clocks. daily weather, phone books, and more. (Also see “Functionality” above.)
This is a short list of important basic WordPress words and phrases. By continuing to go outside of your comfort zone to learn increasingly more technical terms will make you a more knowledgeable businessperson. You will have key information to allow you to more easily adjust to an ever changing technological world.
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