Blog Terminology

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01 /04 2021
Active Script
Script such as JavaScript used to initiate dynamic programs.

Backup
To create a copy of data to protect against losing it.

Blog
The word "Blog" is a contraction of the word Web-log and can be compared to an online journal with regular updates. Blogs can be about a variety of topics.

Browser
A program used to view HTML files (eg. Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari etc..

Cache
Cache is important for a speedy internet connection. "Bookmarks" and "Favorites" are examples.

Character Encode
The set values allocated to characters or symbols so that they can be used on a computer.

Cookie
Cookies are small pieces of saved data on a user's computer. They record when, and how many times a particular website is visited.

CSS
 
A programming language used to define terms used in the HTML of a website's template.

Default
Settings that have not been specifically set by the user. Default Settings.

Domain
A domain is like an address for websites on the internet (eg. *******.com .

Download
To move data from a server to your computer.

Export
A function that converts data into formats usable to other software.

Extensions
A symbol that indicates the classification of a file type. e.g. .jpg/.im.

Format
Manage and edit existing data and setting it to it's default settings to make saving it easier.

HTML
Language used to create a blog, blog layout, blog text, etc. .

Icon
A symbol that represents a function or item on a computer.

Import
A function whereby software processes and converts data created using other software.

JavaScript
A programming language used on the internet to do a variety of functions.

Log
Is either the act of recording history or information, or the recorded information itself.

Reload
Re-acquire an already loaded page from the server and re-display it..

Server
The computer that fulfills services for the user.

Side Menu
A Side Menu refers to the generally thinner columns on the sides of most blogs which contain extra content, and not the article itself.

Spam
Unwanted, generally automatic and mass-created content of little to no worth.

SSL TLS
A function that mutually confirms that the transmission point and target are correct and encrypts the message before sending.

Style sheet, CSS
A model that groups information regarding appearance such as font size and type, colour, width, etc.

Trackback
Trackback can be used to inform another blogger when you write about them.

Thumbnail
Images minimised so as to be able to display multiple images at once.

Upload
To move data from your computer to a target server. Uploads are required to be able to attach pictures to blog entries.

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