This is a place holder in case the glossary wont go all the way to the top.
508 compliance standards are a section of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that require federal and government agencies to provide accessibility to electronic information technology (EIT) and communication information technology (CIT).
Accessibility is the process of designing and developing websites to allow users with disabilities to use sites.
Baseline is a chosen criteria or set of data that is tested and recorded as a base for future tests.
Beta is a test version of a site.
Blogger, also known as Blogspot, is a content management system created by Google.
Breadcrumbs are a type of navigation. Breadcrumbs show the current page as an unclickable link and parental items in hierarchical order.
Breakpoint in responsive design refers to the width where various styles change.
Below-the-fold refers to the area of a webpage that is not immediately visible when a user arrives on the page.
Browser is an application for viewing web pages like IE, Firefox, Chrome, or Opera.
Code is a computer language for development.
CSS stands for cascading stylesheets. It is a code language for changing the user interface styles of a website or application.
Eclipse an integrated development environment (IDE) used in computer programming.
Firefox is a browser by Mozilla.
Github is a web-based repository hosting service.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on World Wide Web pages.
Hosting is a computer or server that stores data like the code for web pages. I have experience using HostGator, AWS, Rackspace, Google, Github, and GoDaddy.
Keyword or keyphrase used to search or describe websites and pages.
Monetization is the ability to make money from something.
Navigation is a set of links in a consistent placement to improve the process of viewing multiple pages of a site or application.
Optimization is the process of improving code or search engine rankings through improvement and testing.
Pattern Library is a set of solutions or elements defined with examples to expedite updating websites and future solutions.
PM may stand for program management, project management, or product management.
Portfolio is a group of samples of work. This site is a set of creative and code samples.
Pre-processor is a software compiler to process code like LESS, SASS, and HAML. Pre-processors can minify code, add notes, and alert designers of errors. I prefer Prepros.
Responsive web design is the process of designing or developing web pages with multiple viewports in mind. This process is often referred to as mobile-first because designers often develop responsive sites specifically for mobile browsers.
RGB stands for red green blue.
SASS/SCSS is a professional grade CSS extension language.
Sitemap is a list of pages on a site. Pages are often organized in a hierarchical fashion. Sitemaps may be a basic page on a website or an XML list submitted to search engines (like Google Webmaster Tools).
User Acceptance Testing
User Interface (UI) is the front-end or visible area of web pages and applications. User interface design and development include Photoshop, wireframes, stylesheets, and other elements that are visible to users.
User Experience (UX) is the process of testing and improving applications based on criteria to improve user experiences. User experience research may include experiential or contextual inquiry of human-computer interaction.
Viewport is the visible area of a webpage or application. I often list multiple viewport breakpoints for responsive design on beta sites to expedite user-testing.
Wiki is a website with collaborative editing. There is also wiki-specific syntax.
Wordpress is a content management system with the option to self-host or to use a Wordpress-hosted/managed setup.
Z-index property specifies the stack order of an element.