Terms within the subject area of Web Design & Development

This section describes and defines terms that are within the subject area of website design and development.

What does the term "Application Programming Interface (API)" mean?

An API provides a means for one piece of code to talk to another in a way that both will understand by providing instructions and tools. This is especially relevant if one piece of code is written in another language to the other. Some examples being: plugins for a CMS exporting data into a JSON […]

What does the term "Content Management System (CMS)" mean?

A program that allows you to organise, publish, delete, edit and modify content from a central interface. WordPress is a CMS.