Glossary

c
CMS

Content Management System. Used to create dynamically generated websites by storing web page content in a database.

CSS

Cascading Style Sheets. Contains style directives for web pages. Helps to keep the content separated from the presentation.

d
Drupal

A flexible and easy to extend Open Source content management system used to create blogs, social media sites, corporate websites and intranets. There is a thriving development community with thousands of third party plug-ins.

h
HTML

HyperText Markup Language. The underlying markup code behind web pages.

m
MySQL

A very popular Open Source relational database used in many high profile projects.

p
PHP

PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. A scripting language mainly used to create dynamic web pages.

t
TCC

Thinking Cap Consulting

w
wiki

A collaborative system that encourages the creation of content through simple markup and linking, and minimal permissions. Wikis are ideal for capturing knowledge and documentation.

WYSIWYG

What You See Is What You Get. A term used to describe graphical editing interfaces where the user can apply formatting and see what it looks like within the same interface.