Glossary

An extensive index of WordPress Terminology

Query

Query is a term used to describe the act of selecting, inserting, or updating data in a database. In WordPress, queries are used to access data from your MySQL database. WordPress is written using PHP and MySQL. Each time you are viewing a WordPress page, there are MySQL queries running in the background to fetch the …

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Stock Keeping Unit – SKU

A Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) is a machine-readable bar code that’s most often seen printed on product labels, that lets vendors expeditiously scan and track the movement of inventory. Typically an alphanumeric combination of eight-or-so characters SKUs may also be applied to intangible but billable products, such as units of repair time or warranties. Throughout …

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Structured Data

Structured Data is a standardized format for providing information about a page and classifying the page content. It used by search engines to understand better the content of a web page. Google provides a very useful page in order to understand better how structured data works. Also, you can find a tutorial to learn how …

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Support

In WordPress you may often need support for various things. For example you did an update and your site is displaying the white screen of death. In this particular case you need an expert to take care of the error. Another example of support is the need of a content creator to write quality content …

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Theme

In WordPress, a theme is a collection of templates and stylesheets used to define the appearance and display of a WordPress powered website. They can be changed, managed, and added from the WordPress admin area under Appearance » Themes. There are several free and paid WordPress Themes available. WordPress.org has a large collection of free ones in …

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Update

The definition of the update in the dictionary is quite simple. Make (something) up to date. Within the WordPress environment, we use the term update to refer to: Plugin Theme WordPress Core

WordCamp

WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by WordPress users like you. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other.

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