Are you in the middle of a website project, surrounded by words you don’t quite get? Web development comes with a staggering amount of jargon and tech speak. And although we understand what has become our second language, others around us may not. Hopefully, this list of common web development terms will help you make sense of it all.
First Things First: What Is Web Development?
To understand the terms and definitions that come with it, you must first understand what web development is. Web development refers to the tasks and processes associated with developing websites for hosting, including web design, content development and much more.
Web development includes the coding or programming that makes your website work. Everything from your website’s layout to the functions on each webpage is put together or “developed” by a web developer.
Inside of the web development process, there are many terms used to define certain tasks and tools. Some of these terms may include:
1. Above the fold: Content that is “above the fold” is content that is displayed first, without having to scroll down further on a webpage.
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