Common Web Jargon Defined

In our new web 2.0 and web 3.0 world, you probably hear a lot of web jargon that doesn't make a lot of sense. This can be very frustrating, especially when you are trying to make informed decisions and communicate effectively with your web designer. Although your designer should always explain things in common language, check out the list below for some definitions of commonly used web jargon.




Common Web Terms

Web 2.0 Website- Interactive websites that focus on information sharing and community-- like integrating blogs, message boards, social media.

Web 3.0 Website- "Smart" websites that offer personalization and customization for your user-- Like iGoogle.
CMS- Content Management System- This is a way to code a site that allows you to securely login to an online interface and update the website yourself anytime without having to download software.
SEO- This is the acronym for "Search Engine Optimization," which is the process of making a website more search-engine friendly so that it will rank higher in relevant searches.
Inbound Marketing- A style of marketing that focuses on relationships and getting found by customers rather than searching out customers.

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