Alt text

The written copy that appears in place of an image on a webpage if the image fails to load on a user’s screen. This text also helps screen-reading tools describeContinue reading “Alt text”

Category

Each post in WordPress can be filed under one or more categories. Thoughtful categorization allows posts to be grouped with others of similar content.

Crawling

A crawler (also called Web crawler) is an automated script that visits a page on your website, scans everything, including the content, images, videos, or other media, and creates aContinue reading “Crawling”

Favicon

The small icon you see in the browser tab beside the page title.

RSS

Also called Feed. Is a stream of posts or comments that is updated when new content is published. Every WordPress.com blog has multiple feeds. The main content feed can beContinue reading “RSS”

Search Engines

Website through which users can search internet content (i.e., Google).

SEO

“Search engine optimization.” Techniques you can use to help improve your search engine rankings.

Tags

A keyword that describes all or part of a Post. Think of it like a Category, but smaller in scope.

Widget

A fancy word for tools or content that you can add, arrange, and remove from the sidebar(s) and footer of your website or blog. Widgets make it easy to customizeContinue reading “Widget”

WooCommerce

WooCommerce is an eCommerce solution that allows you to add a cart and checkout process, take payment, monitor inventory, and everything else you need for an online store.