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Terms and Definitions

August 25th, 2020 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Internet– an electronic communications network that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world used with the except when being used attributively. 

Merriam-Webster, 2020. Web. 25 May 2020.  Merriam-Webster.com.


World Wide Web– part of the Internet accessed through a graphical user interface and containing documents often connected by hyperlinks. Merriam-Webster, 2020. Web. 25 May 2020.  Merriam-Webster.com.


Web Browser- browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve, and display content on the World Wide Web. 

Norton, Kaiti. “Web Browser Definition & Meaning.” Browser Definition & Meaning | What Is a Browser?, 2020, www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/browser.html.


UI – User interface– the means by which the user and a computer system interact, in particular the use of input devices and software.

Merriam-Webster, 2020. Web. 25 May 2020.  Merriam-Webster.com.


UX – User experience- web and application design used with UI design to enhance a users experience with an online application. Beal, Vangie.

“User Experience Designer (UX).” What Is User Experience Designer (UX)? Webopedia Definition, 2020, www.webopedia.com/TERM/U/user-experience-designer-ux.html.


Open Source Software- open source refers to a program in which the source code is available to the general public for use.

Beal, Vangie.“Open Source.” What Is Open Source? Webopedia Definition, 2020, www.webopedia.com/TERM/O/open_source.html.


MySQL- MySQL is an open source relational database management system.

“MySQL.” What Is MySQL? Webopedia Definition, 2020, www.webopedia.com/TERM/M/MySQL.html.


PHP- Hypertext Preprocessor, open source embedded scripting language used to create webpages.

Beal, Vangie. “PHP.” What Is PHP? Webopedia Definition, 2020, www.webopedia.com/TERM/P/PHP.html.


WordPress- Open source software allowing content creators to create, submit and manage contents without requiring technical knowledge of any Web Programming Languages or Markup Languages such as HTML or the uploading of files.

WordPress, 2020, mudesign.net/webdesign/wordpress.html.

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