We understand that not everyone will know what a lot of website terms that they come across on the internet, or MzJetson.Com for that matter, means! We have taken the liberty of making this glossary page for you with terms and definition in hopes to increase knowledge.
address bar: A text box in a web browser displaying the address of the web page that is currently being viewed.
bandwidth: Bandwidth is defined as the amount of data that can be transmitted in a fixed amount of time.
color hex code: A color hex code is a way of specifying color using hexadecimal values. The code itself is a hex triplet, which represents three separate values that specify the levels of the component colors. The code starts with a pound sign (#) and is followed by six hex values or three hex value pairs (for example, #AFD645).
color scheme: An arrangement or combination of colors, especially as used in interior decoration.
domain name: A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the Internet.
graphic: Of or relating to visual art, especially involving drawing, engraving, or lettering.
header image: A header is some combination of text and images that can be made to appear at the top of each page when displayed or printed.
HTML: Hypertext Markup Language, a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages.
hyperlink: A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, typically activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen.
IP address: A unique string of numbers separated by periods that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network.
megabyte (mb): A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,048,576 bytes (1,024 kilobytes or 2 20bytes).
MySQL: MySQL is an open source relational database management system that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. It is named after co-founder Michael Widenius’ daughter, My. The SQL phrase stands for Structured Query Language.
PHP: PHP is a script language and interpreter that is freely available and used primarily on Linux Web servers. PHP, originally derived from Personal Home Page Tools, now stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, which the PHP FAQ describes as a “recursive acronym.”
subpage: A subpage usually refers to a lower level web page in a website with the same main name as the starting level page plus a slash and text identifying the location of the subpage.
theme: A theme is defined as a collection of files like the templates and stylesheets that work together to define the appearance and unified design.
tutorial: A period or webpage of instruction given by a tutor to an individual or very small group.
web browser: A program (i.e. Internet Exploxer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, etc) used for displaying and viewing pages on the World Wide Web.
weblog: The origin of “blog,” which is a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.
website URL: The address of a World Wide Web page.
WordPress: WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress is installed on a web server, which either is part of an Internet hosting service or is a network host itself Host_(network); the first case may be on a service like WordPress.com, for example, and the second case is a computer running the software package WordPress.Org.
WordPress plugin: A WordPress plugin is a program, or a set of one or more functions, written in the PHP scripting language, that adds a specific set of features or services to the WordPress weblog, which can be seamlessly integrated with the weblog using access points and methods provided by the WordPress Plugin Application Program Interface (API).
WordPress widget: A WordPress widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page.