Whether you are already a pro at web design or this is your first attempt at it, there is definitely some web design jargon you should be familiar with. Once you understand the most common web design jargon you’ll be one step ahead of the competition – so let’s get started.
ASP – stands for active server pages technology and it’s from Microsoft. It’s used to create dynamic web pages in your web design.
Blog – most of you are likely already familiar with this diary-like web design that displays to the public the information on a particular topic you’ve written on.
Browser – Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Opera are all popular browsers by which your web design in the form of a website will be viewed.
Domain Name – this is the name you’ve chosen for your site and it’s what identifies your site to the search engines. Your web design should include your domain name.
Flash – Is used to create animation in your web design and although very catchy it’s important to realize that it is not to search engine friendly.
Hits – This is the number of times your site has been visited. With good web design, your numbers are likely to go up.
Home Page – This is the first page that loads fro your website. Your web design should make your home page someone of an introduction to your company.
HTML – Is one of the simpler languages that you can use for your web design.
Key phrase – Your web design needs to include keywords and key phrases to help you get ranked with the search engines.
Meta Tags – These are a special HTML tag that doesn’t actually show on the front end of your web design, but is seen by the search engines on the back end.
Site Map – Is an important page in your web design providing links to all the pages within your website.
Template – Is like a skeleton for your web design, which you will in with your personal content. It will help you build a website quicker.
Web Content – Is what the visitor sees when they visit your web site, and it is your web design that will determine this.
These are just a handful of the web design jargon out there. But it’s enough to get you started, and at least sounding like you know what your doing even if you are still stumbling through things.