Terminology


Before starting the training course, read through the below list of terminology that will be used throughout the training course.

 

Alias:

Aliases can be used to create simplified web addresses. When using the term alias, we are referring to the URL of a web page.  For example.  The alias of this page is http://www.fhsu.edu/cmstraining/terminology. 
  

Archiving Content:

Content can be "archived" and removed from the site, rather than deleted
  

Asset:

A file that is managed with the DMS (Document Management System) within the content folder. PDF's, Word Documents, PowerPoints, etc.
  

Bookmark Anchor:

A link to a specific placeholder on a page
  

Collection:

An organized navigational list found at the top of content pages. AKA "yellow tabs"
  

HTML Content:

An HTML web page
  

HTML Form:

A web form created to gather information from a user
  

Hyperlink:

A clickable word or picture that connects one piece of content to another
  

Library:

Folder that stores images, quicklinks, and hyperlinks that can be inserted into webpages
  

Menu:

An organized navigational list. Examples are top menu, and left and right menus
   

Metadata:

Descriptive data about page content. Title, Description, and Keywords are required metadata for all HTML content and assets
  

Restore:

Revert content back to a previous version
  

Template:

A pre-defined layout for a page
  

Workarea:

The central location where you can manage your website