Glossary

Content Area

Area in a webpage to which content templates are added. In a RedDot CMS the content area area between the 'edit page structure' OpenPage RedDots.

Content Template

Templates used to add content to a page in a certain structure. For example the text template is used when just text is being added to a webpage. A text with image template is used to add text with an image which can be right, left or center justified.

Filename

Always in the form of 'name.html'. The filename for a webpage must follow the WPI File Naming Guidelines. In RedDot CMS the filename for a webpage can be found at the top right hand side of the webpage in the Page Info box.

Homepage

Is the first webpage or introductory webpage for a Web site. For example 'www.wpi.edu' is the homepage for the WPI Web site, and 'www.wpi.edu/CMS' is the homepage for the CMS Portal Web site.

Menu

The menu consists of links located on the left hand side of a webpage. These links are used to navigate from one webpage to another in a Web site.

Page

In RedDot CMS a page can be a number of things, it is the building block from which templates are created. Templates can contain multiple pages yet look like one item. For example the table template is considered a page, but each row in the table is also a page. This definition of a page is specific to RedDot CMS.

Page ID

RedDot CMS unique page identifying number.

Page Info

Page Information Box is found on the top right of a webpage while viewed in RedDot CMS. It contains the page id and the filename for the webpage.

Sub-Level Menu Item

The menu items found on the left hand side of a webpage, below a Top Level Menu item. They can be second, third etc. level menu items.

Top Level Menu Item

The menu items found on the left hand side of a webpage.

Webpage

A document on the World Wide that can be accesed using a web browser such as Internet Explorer. The filename for this type of document ends in .html. A webpage is the building block of a Web site.

Website

Is made up of a number of webpages which have related information.

 
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