Web and Social Media Design Hampton

Terms and Definitions

August 26th, 2020 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Internet – global network of billions of computers and other electronic devices. With the Internet, it’s possible to access almost any information, communicate with anyone else in the world, and do much more.
Internet Basics – What is the Internet? gcfglobal.org. https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/internetbasics/what-is-the-internet/1/
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World Wide – the leading information retrieval service of the internet
World Wide Web. Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/topic/World-Wide-Web
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Web Browser – A web browser takes you anywhere on the internet. It retrieves information from other parts of the web and displays it on your desktop or mobile device.
What is a web browser? moz://a. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/browsers/what-is-a-browser/
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User interface (UI) – A user interface, also called a “UI” or simply an “interface,” is the means in which a person controls a software application or hardware device. A good user interface provides a “user-friendly” experience, allowing the user to interact with the software or hardware in a natural and intuitive way.
User Interface. TechTerms. https://techterms.com/definition/user_interface
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 User experience (UX) – focuses on having a deep understanding of users, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also their limitations. UX best practices promote improving the quality of the user’s interaction with and perceptions of your product and any related services.
User Experience Basics. usability.gov. https://www.usability.gov/what-and-why/user-experience.html
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Open Source Software – Open source software is software with source code that anyone can inspect, modify, and enhance.
What is open source? Open Source. https://opensource.com/resources/what-open-source
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MySQL – is an open source relational database management system. It is based on the structure query language (SQL), which is used for adding, removing, and modifying information in the database.
MySQL. TechTerms. https://techterms.com/definition/mysql
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PHP – PHP is an HTML-embedded Web scripting language. This means PHP code can be inserted into the HTML of a Web page.
PHP. TechTerms. https://techterms.com/definition/php
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WordPress – WordPress is a free  content management systemused to build and maintain websites.
WordPress Definition. TechTerms. https://techterms.com/definition/wordpress
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