WordPress Glossary

Most Popular WordPress Glossary Terms

WordPress Glossary Terms

There are a lot of WordPress glossary terms but here we discuss popular and most widely used terms. If you are a WordPress user then you should know these terms.


It is a specific PHP function executed in a specific place. Actions are useful and handy for many reasons because you add or remove any function in the system.

Admin Area

It is an administrative area of your WordPress website. Admin area can be accessed by wp-admin command and by visiting a wp-admin directory of the web browser. Example: https://mywebsite.com/wp-admin


Administrator is the highest level user role in WordPress. This user can access all the area of the admin areas of your website.


Apache is a web server application. It is the most common user application in the webserver. It is one of the best server applications.


Attach any file or media (images, document, video, etc) within a post or page is called attachment.


This feature will save your content automatically. WordPress autosave your content every two minutes. Notification will appear in the lower right corner of the dashboard when autosave was last performed.


It is a link that comes from another website e.g when other users link your content to their website.


The blog is a personal thought of the user and useful information which the user has written on their website.


It is a special type of predefined command to the group and organizes WordPress posts or pages.


After reading the blog user write their views or though about this topic.


Content is the text or other information written in the post and pages for the website.

Content Management System

Content Management System is also called CMS and it is software to build websites and create professional content. It allows creating a website without writing any code.


CPanel is a control panel to configure website and server management through the graphical user interface. It allows you to create an email account, manage domains, manage web files and publish websites.


cPanel is an online Linux-based graphical interface (GUI) used as a control panel to simplify website and server management. cPanel allows you to publish websites, manage domains, organize web files, create email accounts, and more.


The dashboard is the administrative area of WordPress. This area appears after logging and displays the backup area where user roles, adding of post, pages, and install theme and plugins.


The database is software to store and manage data. MySQL database management system used by WordPress for retrieving and storing information which includes the content written in your blog.




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