Glossary

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B C D F G H J K L M N O P S T W X Z

B

Blog (also known as Weblog) — A blog is a type of website that contains articles and other content. The articles are typically written by one or more authors and are frequently updated. The word “blog” is a shortened form of the expression “weblog”. A blog can be created on any topic.

C

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) — It is a style sheet language used for describing the look and formatting of a document or website written in a markup language like HTML.

CMS (Content Management System) — It is a software application that makes it possible for users to manage their websites, blogs, and other digital assets easily. For example, WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla.

CPC (Cost Per Click) — The amount of money that advertisers are willing to pay for a single click on their advertisement.

CSV (Comma Separated Values) — It is a file format that is used to store data in a table format. CSV files are generated by a variety of programs, but the most common use of CSV files is to export data from one program and import it into another. For example, you might export your contacts from Outlook and import them into Gmail or export your email messages from Gmail and import them into Outlook. CSV files can be opened using software like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.

D

Database — It is a collection of information that is stored in a computer system. Databases can be organized in many different ways, but most often, they are arranged as tables with rows and columns. The rows represent individual records or items, while the columns represent fields that provide specific details about each item.

F

FTP Client Software — It is a software program that lets you transfer files from your computer to another computer or server over the internet.

G

Glossary — It is a list of terms and phrases that need to be explained. It is the best way to make sure your readers don’t get confused about any unfamiliar words you use is to provide them with a glossary of key terms. This will help them understand what you’re talking about and keep them engaged with your content from beginning to end. Glossaries are also sometimes called vocabularies, word lists, or word banks.

H

Hosting Provider (also known as Web Hosting Provider) — Hosting provider is a company that provides servers and other equipment to store data, content, or websites that can be accessed with the help of the internet from any place.

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) — HTML is a markup language that is used to create web pages or web applications and tells the web browser how to display content.

J

JavaScript (JS) — JavaScript is a programming language that is most commonly used as part of web pages to create interactive effects on websites. It has now become a general-purpose programming language that can be used in many different environments.

JPEG or JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) — It is a file format most commonly used as a way to store digital photographs, but it can also be used to store other types of images, such as drawings and paintings. It was created to provide a high-quality image format that could be compressed without significant loss of image quality.

K

Keyword Difficulty (also known as KD, Keyword Competition, and SEO Difficulty) — It is a metric that can be used to determine how difficult it is to rank for a given keyword on a search engine. The higher the difficulty score, the more difficult it is to rank for that keyword. The lower the difficulty score, the easier it is to rank for that keyword.

L

Long Tail Keyword — It is a type of keyword that generally have low competition or difficulty but high conversion rates. They are usually long phrases that people use to search for products or services on search engines. These keywords are usually used to target a more specific topic.

M

Monthly Search Volume (in Keyword) — It is a metric that measures the number of searches for a keyword or phrase that happened on a search engine over the course of one month.

MySQL (My Structured Query Language) — It is an open-source database management system that is used to store and manage data. Its use has spread from web development to running some of the world’s largest databases.

N

Newsletter (Electronic) — It is a publication that is delivered to an individual’s inbox on a regular basis. It typically includes an article, a video, or other content that can be sent electronically. They are easy to create and distribute, and they have the potential to reach millions of people in no time at all.

O

Open Source — This term is generally used for open-source software. Open source is a type of software development in which the original code of a program is available for anyone to use, modify, and share.

P

PDF (Portable Document Format) — It is a file format created by Adobe that allows document data to be saved in a single file and viewed on any computer with the help of software like Adobe Acrobat Reader. PDF can be used to distribute any type of document, including forms, brochures, catalogs, newsletters, and magazines.

PHP (PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) — It is a server-side scripting language and can be used to create dynamic web pages and manipulate data in the backend. PHP is previously known as Personal Home Page.

PNG (Portable Network Graphics) — It is a graphics format that can be used to store images on devices such as computers and mobile phones. PNG files are generally used for digital graphics on the internet because it offers a high level of transparency, quality, and compression.

S

Search Engine — The search engine is a computer system that is designed to search for information on the internet in response to queries entered by users. Some examples of search engines are Google, DuckDuckGo, Bing, Yahoo, YouTube, Baidu, and Yandex.

Seed Keyword — It is a keyword or term used as a starting point on keyword research tools to show more keywords. For example, if you want to write a post for vegan food and enter the “vegan food” term for keyword research in the keyword research tool. So “vegan food” is the seed keyword here. Seed keywords can have one or more than one words.

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) — It is a process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines by increasing its relevance to the topic or keyword being searched.

SERP (Search Engine Result Page) — A page with a list of websites and other information that a user sees when they perform a search on a search engine.

T

TXT (TeXT) — It is a file format that contains plain text. It can be opened and edited in any text-editing software.

W

Website (also known as Site) — It is a collection of web pages and content that is hosted on the internet. Websites can be created for any purpose, from personal to business purposes. A website can be anything from a single page with a few sentences to an entire site with thousands of pages.

WordPress (WP) — It is a free and open-source content management system. It is used as a blog, a website builder, an online store, or any other type of web application. It was originally designed for blogging but has evolved to be able to do much more than that. WordPress is free, easy to use, and can be updated with new features as needed.

WordPress Admin (also known as WP Admin, WP Admin Panel, WP Admin Dashboard, or WP Admin Area) — It is a place from where you can manage your WordPress site and act as a control panel for your site. You can do everything from here, like managing posts, pages, plugins, themes, comments, and much more.

WordPress Multisite — It is a feature of WordPress that allows the same WordPress installation to serve more than one website. It’s like having a network of sites, all running on the same WordPress installation and sharing the same database, which also means you can manage many sites from one WordPress dashboard.

WordPress Plugin — It is a piece of software that can be installed on WordPress to extend or modify the functionality of a WordPress site.

WordPress Theme — It is a set of files that control the look or appearance of a WordPress site. A theme contains many files, including style sheets, images, and templates for specific pages on the site.

WWW (World Wide Web) — The world wide web is a system of interconnected computer networks that are linked together by the internet. It is used to store and share information over the internet.

X

XLS (Microsoft EXceL Spreadsheet) — It is a spreadsheet file format developed by Microsoft for the Excel spreadsheet program. XLS files can be opened using software like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.

Z

ZIP — It is a file format used for distributing software, document files, images, sound files, and video files on the internet after compression and takes less storage than uncompressed files.