Unit 2 Webmastering Vocabulary


 

 

 

By:Tram Tran



Docked

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



Editing Window

 The primary workspace for creating and 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 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 textd and has extra whie space 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 choose 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



Sans 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 mst common actions performed 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 toobtain information contained in the main area of the window, including the Page, Folders and Hyperlinks icon.



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 consistend 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 from 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 a user's needs.



Page properties

A dialog box that allows the properties of an entire 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 specfic 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 sectin 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

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 site 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 of 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 groups. 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 to enter a single word or a few words.



Validate

To check the contents entered into the text fields by the user to make sure all of the information has been entered properly