Unit 2 Vocabulary Book

Docked-When a pane is anchored to a specific location at the edge of the window

Editing Window-The primary workspace for creating end editing Web pages

Floating-When a pane is not anchored to a specific location in the window

Font face-A set of characters (letters and numbers) that have a defined style

Formatting Toolbar-The toolbar that allows the user to adjust the appearance of text on a Web page, including Alignment,Font Size, Style,and Bold

Heading-A headline that displays larger and bolder than regular text and has extra white s[ace above and below it

Horizontal Space-The space to the right and left of an image

Menu-A form element; a drop-down box from which a user can shoose only a single item

Page Tab-Tabs at the top of the editing window that enable you to quickly move among the pages in a Web site

Pane-A section of the window that can display options or information that isn't available in other areas of the window

San Serif Font-A font that has no caps on its ends and has an appearance of being plain

Serif font-A font that has caps on its ends and has an appearance of being fancy

Standard toolbar-The toolbar that provides access to the most common actions preformed by users,including Copy, Paste, and Save

Vertical Space-The space to the top and bottom of an image

Views bar-The toolbar displayed in the left side of the FrontPage window where icons can be chosen to obtain information contained in the main area of the window, including the Page, Folders, and Hyperlinks icons

Visual Interface-A set of menus and tools used to build a Web page in place of writing code

Web Safe Colors-Colors that are consistent on all computer monitors-across all browsers

Cell-An enclosed space in a table. Cells are formed by the intersection of rows and columns in an HTML table. They hold the data/content that makes up the table

Cell Padding-The amount of space between the border and the content of a cell

Cell Spacing-The amount of space between two cells

Column-A vertical section of a table

Hierarchical Structure-A Web site structure used when there are clear categories and subcategories. Typically, all pages stem form a central welcome or home page

Linear Structure-A Web site structure used when you want users to view the pages in a specific order,much like reading a book

Link-A pointer to a document somewhere on the Web. A link facilitates a way to get from one page (or document) to another

Local Site-A Web site that is kept on the hard drive of a computer or on a local network for development and maintenance purposes

Mission Statement-A short and concise statement describing a purpose

Mixed Structure-A Web site structure that mixes characteristics of other structures to best suit user's needs

Page Properties-A dialog box that allows the properties of an enite page to be set

Page Title-The name given to a page that appears in the title bar of a browser window

Random access structure- A Web site structure used where pages are not arranged in any specific order and users can quickly access any information with a single click

Remote site-A Web site that is kept on a server and is accessible from the Internet

Row-A horizontal section of a table

Target Audience-A specific group of viewers that are targeted to be influenced

Template-A Web page that is used to base other pages on in order to make building and maintaining a Web site easier

Theme-A collection of graphic elements, design, and colors that present a consistent image throughout a Web site

Web Presence Provider-The vehicle through which a Web site is released to the public

Child-A lower-level page on a Web site that links to its parent and may link to another child


Interactive-refers to a Web page or computer application that responds to a user’s activity


Keyword-descriptive text that identifies a characteristic of a sound clip or the topic of a sound clip


Link bar-a set of several hyperlinks that enable users to navigate a Web site


MIDI-a sound file that contains instructional data. MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface


Mp3 file-a sound file format that offers a highly compressed sound, saving valuable download time


Multimedia-The combined use of several types of media into one package


Parent-The upper-level page of a Web page that has links to one or more children


Rollover-an image that is switched with another image when a cursor is moved over it


Sub-navigation-a menu that appears only on the section of a Web site to which it pertains


Top-navigation-the main menu for a Web site that contains links to all of the major sections (pages) and appears on all pages of a Web site


Wave file-the original sound file standard for Windows users. Outputs a great quality sound but can be a large file

Check Box-A form element that allows users to check more than one option from a group of items for a given question

Drop Down Box-A scrollable box that represents a list of options to the user where one or more items may be selected

Form-An element used on a Web page to collect information from users

Menu-A form element;a drop-down box from which a user can choose only a single item

Option Button-A group of options from which a user can select that limits users to one choice within the group; also known as radio buttons

Picture Field-An image used as a button instead of the standard gray button

Results-The information that a user enters into a form

Text Area-A form element that allows a user to type in large quantities of information

Text box-A form element that allows the user enter a single or a few words