THE LANGUAGE OF THE INTERNET
Before You Contact Us You Should Be Familiar With Website Language

BROWSER

Browser
A software application that allows you to view websites
Major Browsers Include: Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera & Safari

 

BASICS OF WEBSITE DESIGN

Website
a website is a collection of documents known as webpages or pages that contain information: images, words, digital media, and the like.

.html
The code that enables websites to be visible.

Tags
The "words" that make up .html surrounded by <>

Java Script
Website Code that produces animation and dynamic/Moving elements
Example: Dropdown Navigation/Menu Bars

Website Design Software
Software that enables you to Create A Website
We use Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Flash
This is Animation Software for the Internet. It should only be used for videos.
It's not recognized on devices such as iPads and iPhones

WordPress
No matter how you go this is a Blogging Platform.
Some artists like to use it as a website.

Photo Imaging Software
Software that allows you to edit your images
Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements is the best
Free Editing Software That We recommend includes Picassa & GIMP

 

SEARCH ENGINES OPTIMIZATION

Seach Engines
A website that allows you to search for information on the internet
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Spiders
Robots That go to your website and gathers information for seach engines

Crawling
Search Engine Spiders Go Over your website to find information that
will help them categorize your website

Meta-tagging Keywords
Up To 8 Keywords That Will Help Search Engine Spiders Categorize Your Website

Meta-tagging Descriptions
A Two Sentence Description That Will Appear Under The Name Of Your Website

Site Map
A listing of All the Pages On Your Website
This also helps Spiders Categorize Your Website

Page Titles
Equally as important as Meta-tagging for search engines that appear at the top of your browser

Hyperlinks/Links
Links to Other Websites or web pages
TIP: Linking to high traffic websites helps boost your search engine visibility

 

DOMAIN NAME & HOSTING

Domain Name
Your Website Address. Also referred to as a URL

Website Host
A Service that allows you to be visible on the internet
24 hours a day/7 days a week

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WEBSITE COMPONANTS

Banner
your logo or name appearing at the top of every page on your website

Navigation/Menu Bar
A bar with links to pages on your website

Footer
Information at the bottom of your page such as a Copyright Statement, Site Map and Email Address

Favicon
A 16 x 16 Pixel Image that appears to the left of your website address in your Browser


TRACKING YOUR WEBSITE


Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about a website's traffic and
traffic sources and measures conversions and sales.

Visitors
A Unique Individual Taking A Look At Your Website
Usually The Home Page

Hits
When Someone Clicks Something On Your Website
i.e. Downloading A File, A Web Page, An Image Or Graphics, Or A Video

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media
A Means Of Interaction Among People In Which They Create, Share And Exchange Information And Ideas In Virtual Communities And Networks
TIP: Think of Social Media As A Virtual Conversation

 

Social Networking
The Use Of Dedicated Websites And Applications To Communicate With Other Users Or To Find People With Similar Interests To Yourself
TIP: This can help boost traffic to your website

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Social Media Buttons
Buttons Added to your website that allow people to share your website
on their social media Accounts

 

Blog
The Word Blog Is A Combination Of The Words Web And Log
Meaning A Website That You Can Create A "Log" On.

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