Online & Website Term Glossary

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The Glossary is an educational tool to help people understand the different aspects of website development and internet marketing.?

A hamburger menu is an icon that is stacked lines to indicate that the website's menu?is accessible there.?

These are commonly used in responsive web design to allow for an easy way to incorporate the menu into the design on mobile devices.

A potential customer that reaches out to a sales team by their own accord.

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Head tag is an element indicating the header in HTML of a document. The content of this element will not be displayed in a browser.

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A headless CMS is a content management system that handles only the content of website or web application. The advantage is to manage the content separately from the display of the content, providing an effective method for delivering structured data to different channels e.g. mobile, desktop etc.

A view of data that is presented in graphical form via a series of colors that are displayed on a page. This data shows where?your users are interacting with your site and the links they are selecting. Tools such as Google's In-Page Analytics extension and CrazyEgg enable you to view this data.?

Hero images are large banner images that are placed near the top of individual web pages.

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Acronym for the?Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of?1996. As it relates to web development, HIPAA sets standards for the security and handling?of private health information. The act ensures confidentiality for data being?transferred, received, handled, or shared.

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Updating old blog posts and other forms of content to ensure they are up to date, and rank as highly as possible in a search.

Sometimes referred to as a horizontal scroll, this interactive web design feature displays content?in a horizontal row with arrows to the left and right, allowing for easy navigation and space-efficient design. A horizontal slider is popular with content-heavy websites such as public libraries?to display book covers.

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It is the basic coding language for structuring and displaying content for the world wide web, the 5th revision of the coding language HTML.

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This code expresses the meanings of responses from the web server when computers are communicating information to each other. The code is 3 digits with different meanings depending on the number.

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