Glossary of Terms

Term DefinitionSorted descending
Topic The content of a Wiki page, consisting of text, an optional form and optional attachments. It has a WikiName that's unique within its web. Details...
Macro Text strings of the form %MACRO{}% that are expanded into text, images, or any other type of embedded content; there are system macros coded into the core, and more can be defined by Plugins. See Details...
Template Template Topics set the default content for new topics. Skin Templates define how pages are rendered
Skin Skins define the header/footer layout of pages; topic text is not affected. Skins are typically enabled site-wide or per web. Details...
Plugin Prepackaged server-side extension that adds all sorts of additional functions. Details...
Preference One of the site-wide, web and single user-level preference settings
Data Form Form at the bottom of a page that can be filled in with additional info and classification for the particular topic Details...
Attachment Any type of file that is uploaded via browser and attached to a topic, where it can be viewed and downloaded. Details...
Site An end-user installation accessible via the web.
Page A rendered web page. A page is composed of the template/skin decoration and topic content.
Web A collection of topics under a common name. Various features, like search, access privileges, Plugin availability, template design, can be controlled on a web-wide basis. Details...


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Topic revision: r1 - 13 Aug 2010, ProjectContributor
 
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