Web Design Glossary

Did you hear about landing pages, footers, banners? Do you ever wonder about the meaning of this complicated language? Let us clear it all out for you!

Cache – is a different naming to the files that are downloaded the first time someone visits a website, thus enabling him a quicker page load at the second visit.

Domain – is the name that a website identifies with. It has an IP address associated with and can contain any combination of letters or numbers, with or without hyphens (-).

E-commerce- is the shortcut to electronic commerce. Basically, it is the buying and selling of on-line products, with the help of special applications that allow users to use credit cards for the purchase and shipping of goods of any kind.

Elastic layout – is the customisation that lets users enjoy reading the information on a website with appropriate scale for the device they are using. With other words, the font sizes and image complexity and dimensions are stretching differently for mobile devices, tablets or screen sizes.

Favicons – are the small 16×16 or 32×32 pixels icons that appear in the browser address bar, next to the domain name. They usually foto-post1-tloare a simplified logo of the owner of the website.

Fixed width website – is the naming for the dimension in pixels of the layout created by the designer. It means that the width of the website remains unchanged if accessed from a large computer screen, a laptop, or a mobile device.

Footer – is the pieces of information that appears at the bottom of a website. It usually includes details about the company, arrangement and disposal of pages, information or contact.

Header – it is the piece of information at the top, that includes recognisable items as logos, mottoes and usually appears on every page of the website.

Landing page – it is the first page of a website the user will arrive in. Being like a first impression you leave at the first meeting, it has a crucial importance.

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