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Child Page
A page that is conceptually subordinate or below another 207.01
Compatibility
Refers to the ability of a web application or HTML code to work effectively with all browser platforms 207.01
Debug
The methodical process of finding and reducing the number of errors in a computer program making it behave as expected 207.01
Flowchart
A graphic organizer that creates a visual representation of the components, sequences, and inter-relationships of a proposed project 207.01
Hexadecimal
HTML colors are defined using a hexadecimal notation for the combination of red, green, and blue color values (RGB), HEX values are specified as 3 pairs of two-digit numbers, starting with a # sign 207.01
Navigation
The system that a visitor can use to move around a website (global navigation, breadcrumb trails, related links, pagination (previous/next page), footer navigation, etc.) and the visual manifestation of such systems (hyperlinked text, tabs, buttons, etc.) 207.01
Parent Page
The page that contains the link to the selected object 207.01
Pathname
A statement of the location of a file or other item in a hierarchy of directories 207.01
Proofreading
The careful reading of a publication to detect and correct production errors of text or art 207.01
Root Folder
A central location of storage for every file involved in designing a website; allows the website to be portable from computer to computer. 207.01
Source Code
Program or web page instructions in their original form 207.01
Text Editor
Simple text editing program used to write or edit web design code; does not show a visual component 207.01
Visual Editor
Design software that manipulates components of the web page without the user writing or editing code 207.01
Web-safe Colors
Consist of 216 colors that display solid, non-dithered, and consistent on any computer monitor, or web browser, capable of displaying at least 8-bit color (256 colors) 207.01
Website Hosting
The activity or business of providing storage space and access for websites 207.01
Wireframe
A visual guide to how a web page content will be organized; assists in the arrangement and scaling of design components 207.01
WYSIWYG
What You See Is What You Get 207.01
Absolute Link
Includes the complete URL of the linked document, including the domain 207.02
Alternative Text
Textual descriptions of graphics and other design components on a web page; aids in search engine optimization 207.02
Cascading Style Sheets
(CSS) Program language that separates layout and design features (color scheme, fonts, menu styles, etc.) from the actual content of the website; easiest way to make site-wide design changes; CSS files combine with HTML file to create a complete website; common format of downloadable templates found on the Web 207.02
Class Style
Allows you to set a style to multiple element or tags in a document 207.02
Code View
Can view and edit the source code for the current document 207.02
CSS Declaration
Includes a CSS property name and a value, separated by a colon 207.02
CSS Selector
Points to the element which is to be formatted 207.02
Design Panel
Dreamweaver lets you visually create and edit web pages in design view without worrying about the underlying source code 207.02
External Style Sheets
The most commonly used way to apply a style sheet where all of the styles and rules are contained in one central, separate text file 207.02
Files Panel
Enables you to view files and folders, whether they are associated with a Dreamweaver site or not, perform standard file maintenance operations, such as opening and moving files 207.02
Graphics Optimization
Designing and exporting graphics with the specific purpose of using it on a website; allows for quicker loading times 207.02
Hotspot
Any region on an image map that is clickable, and when clicked, will initiate an action 207.02
HTML Attribute
Additional values that configure the tag or adjust their behavior 207.02
HTML Tags
Denote structured elements like headings, paragraphs, lists: <p align="center"> ... </p> 207.02
Hyperlinks
Clickable connections that link text or images to other pages of the website, out to external websites, or to files posted on a website 207.02
Hypertext Markup Language
(HTML) Program language that creates basic framework for all web pages; written using "tags" that a web browser uses to interpret the code and generate the content on the webpage; tags denote structured elements like headings, paragraphs, lists, etc. 207.02
ID Style
Allows the user to specify their own selectors called "id" and "class" 207.02
Image Map
A single graphic that is divided into sections and linked to different locations 207.02
Insert Panel
Contains buttons for creating and inserting objects such as tables and images 207.02
Internal Style Sheets
A CSS document embedded into the HTML file, when using internal CSS you must add a new tag, <style>, inside the <head> tag 207.02
Mailto Link
Allows users clicking a link in a website to send an e-mail without first having to copy the destination e-mail address and open an e-mail client 207.02
Properties Panel
Lets you examine and edit the most common properties for the currently selected page element, such as text or an inserted object 207.02
Relative Link
Starts from the home page or root folder of the website and creates a path to the destination of the link 207.02
Rollover
Feature that indicates interactivity to the user; normally causes a component of a web page to visually change when the user's cursor hovers over it 207.02
Split View
Can see design and code views 207.02
Web Form
An interactive feature that allows a user to submit information 207.02
Editable Region
Content users can edit in a document based on that template, enable template authors to control which page elements template users can edit 207.03
Meta Tags
Contain elements that describe the information on the page, which is used by search browsers 207.03
Plugin
A software component that adds a specific feature or function to a webpage, well-known browser plug-ins include the Adobe Flash Player, QuickTime Player, and Java plug-in 207.03
Skin
A preset package containing additional or changed graphical appearance details often used for video or audio controls 207.03
Tables
A powerful tool for presenting tabular data and for laying out text and graphics on an HTML page 207.03
Template
A special type of document that you use to design a "fixed" page layout; you can then create documents based on the template that inherit its page layout 207.03