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Glossary

In this section, you'll find useful glossaries of terms used in Content Curator.

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Admin area
The part of your website where you log in and edit the website's content.
Child location
A page which belongs to a parent location, being directly below it in the navigation structure. A parent location might be a main menu point. It's child locations are pages in this section.
CMS
Content Management System. Software for editing the content of websites. Content Curator is a content management system.
Content block
Each page on your website can have up to three blocks. Each of these can display a different kind of content (e.g. an image gallery, a block of text, a link list etc). The position of the content blocks on your pages will vary according to the design of your website.
Content type
Each content block can display different kinds of content, according to the 'content type' selected for each one (e.g. the 'gallery - simple' content type allows you to display an image gallery, the 'links – simple' content type allows you to display a list of links).
Field
The part of a form on a website in which you can enter data – e.g. when you are booking a flight online, you usually need to enter your first name in one field and your surname in another. Fields come in different shapes and sizes for different purposes.
Location
A page on your website. See page.
Navigation structure
The way in which the pages of your website are ordered. There are usually a number of main menu points, which lead to further individual pages.
Page
An individual page on your website – e.g. you might have an 'about us' page on your website.
Pane
The admin area of Content Curator is split up into different areas – e.g. the navigation structure is displayed on the left hand side, and the page settings and content are displayed on the right. Particular functions in each of these areas are grouped together in panes (as in 'window pane'). For example, the navigation pane includes buttons to create new pages and reorder existing ones.
Parent location
A page which has another page directly belonging to it. A parent location might be a main menu point. It's child locations are pages in this section.
Public website
The part of your website that your visitors see.
Web browser
The software you use for looking at websites (e.g. Firefox, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer).
Webpage
see page