WordPress Glossary Terms for Beginners

Have you started your first blog? and puzzled by strange WordPress terms or abbreviations? Here is the Full glossary available.

If you’re new to the WordPress world you’ll find yourself swimming in a pool full of whole new words.

Are you looking for a WordPress dictionary that explains these WordPress terms in plain English? Then you are in the right place. 

Blogginginn’s WordPress Glossary lists and explain the most commonly used terms in WordPress tutorials.

This is the best place for WordPress beginners to start and familiarize themselves with WordPress Glossary. If you would like for us to explain something that is not listed here, then please let us know by filling up form at contact us page.

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List of WordPress Glossary:

A

  • Admin Area
  • Action
  • AJAX
  • Array
  • Atom
  • Author
  • Administrator
  • Attachment
  • Apache
  • Autosave
  • Administration Screens
  • Absolute Path
  • Admin Bar

B

  • bbPress
  • Backlink

C

  • Cookies
  • Category
  • Comments
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Custom Headers
  • chmod
  • Custom Fields
  • Contributor
  • Custom Backgrounds
  • CSS
  • cPanel
  • Child Theme

D

  • DDoS
  • Database
  • Default Theme
  • DNS
  • Dedicated Hosting
  • Domain Name

E

  • Editor
  • Excerpt

F

  • Filters
  • Feed
  • Fluid layout
  • functions.php
  • FTP
  • Free Software
  • Featured Image
  • Filter
  • Footer

G

  • GitHub
  • GPL

H

  • Hooks
  • .htaccess
  • Home Page

I

  • IP Address
  • iFrame

J

  • jQuery
  • JavaScript

L

  • Loop
  • localhost

M

  • Navigation Menus
  • Memory Usage
  • Multisite (MU)
  • MySQL
  • Media
  • Media Settings

N

  • Nonce

O

  • Open Source

P

  • PHP
  • Page
  • Post Meta
  • Post Formats
  • Pingback
  • Post Status
  • Parent Theme
  • Post Types
  • Plugin Editor
  • Permalinks
  • Profile
  • Press This
  • Primary Menu
  • Plugin
  • Post Slug

Q

  • Query
  • QuickPress

R

  • Robots.txt
  • Responsive Theme
  • Revisions
  • RSS

S

  • Subdomain
  • Slug
  • SSL
  • Slider
  • Security Keys
  • Sidebar
  • Subscriber
  • Spam
  • Splog
  • Shared Hosting
  • Screen Options
  • SEO
  • Static Front Page
  • Settings
  • Shortcodes

T

  • Toolbar
  • Tag
  • Template
  • Theme
  • Taxonomy
  • Theme Framework
  • Thumbnail Sizes
  • Theme Editor
  • Theme Options
  • Text Editor
  • Trash
  • Tools
  • Template Tag
  • Terms

U

  • Updates
  • User Role

V

  • VPS Hosting
  • Visual Editor

W

  • WP_Query
  • WordPress.com
  • Widgets
  • WordCamp
  • wp-config.php
  • WAMP