When installing WordPress, the default new user role assigned is the role of the administrator. Administrators can perform every action available on a WordPress website. These users can add or remove users with a different or the same role assigned.
Simply put, a backlink is a link from one website to another. Search engines use backlinks as a ranking signal for meaningful, authentic, and factually accurate content.
This term refers to one of the user types assigned to a WordPress user account. Contributors have limited capabilities within WordPress websites.
Standing for Cascading Style Sheets, CSS is a style sheet language that describes HTML documents’ visual formatting and appearance. Every theme available in WordPress has a style.css file. These files contain rules which define the composition of pages generated within WordPress.
This term refers to an organized, structured data set. In technical terms, a database is software used to store these organized data sets.
Users find these web pages by using a site’s domain name, the website address used in a browser to find a specific website on a particular server — e.g., www.sitecare.com. Typing the domain name into a browser requests content from that website’s server.
In the web development world, the term ‘home’ or ‘home page’ refers to a website’s main page. Labeling pages within a website helps with structuring navigation and the other user interface elements of a website.
Short for Internet Protocol Address, a user’s IP is the address of their network hardware. It is used to connect your computer to other devices, both within your network and around the world.
This term describes computer programs that allow their source code to be accessible to everyone. WordPress takes pride in being an entirely open-source software. Meaning that anyone can use, change, and redistribute its source code.
This term refers to the permanent URLs of your posts and pages within your WordPress website. There are a few permalink formats to choose from within WordPress’s settings.
This term refers to the user-friendly URL valid name of a post within a WordPress website. Its most common usage is to create a permalink for each post on your site.
Web Hosting refers to the service of providing physical storage space, software technology, and expertise to enable online users to access your website quickly, cheaply, and securely. WordPress Hosting is, therefore, the hosting of WordPress websites by specialist WordPress hosting service providers. These service providers understand how to host fast and secure WordPress sites. They also meet WordPress’s security and technical requirements, including supporting PHP and MySQL.
Websites need to store their content files in an allocated space on a web server. A web server is a blend of hardware and software that stores, processes, and delivers web pages to online users.