An IP address is a unique number (e.g. 220.127.116.11) assigned to a computer (or other internet-capable information appliance, such as a network printer) to enable it to communicate with other devices using the Internet Protocol. It is a computerR17;s identity on the internet, and every computer connected to the internet is assigned at least one […]
A hack is a bit of code written to customize or extend the functionality of a software product. Older versions of WordPress used a hack-based extension system, but versions 1.2 and above of WordPress use a Plugin API with hooks for extensions.
A domain name is a name used for identification purposes on the Internet. In WordPress a domain name usually identifies a server where WordPress is installed. To make this work, the InternetR17;s domain name system (DNS) maps the domain name to a serverR17;s IP address. For example, the domain name example.com maps to the IP […]
In WordPress, a database version is a number that increases every time changes are made to the way WordPress organizes the data in its database. It is not the same as the version of the database software, MySQL or MariaDB. For example, the database version in WordPress 3.3 was 19470, and the database version in […]
A character set is a collection of symbols (letters, numbers, punctuation, and special characters), when used together, represent meaningful words in a language. Computers use an encoding scheme so members of a character set are stored with a numeric value (e.g. 0=A, 1=B, 2=C, 3=D). In addition, a collation determines the order (i.e alphabetic) to […]
The admin bar is an area of the screen just above your site that lists useful administration screen links such as add a new post or edit your profile. The admin bar concept was added to WordPress in Version 3.1 and was replaced by the Toolbar in WordPress Version 3.3. Each user can use Administration […]
The admin bar is an area of the screen just above your site that lists useful admininstration screen links such as add a new post or edit your profile. The admin bar concept was added to WordPress in Version 3.1 and was replaced by the Toolbar in WordPress Version 3.3. Each user can use Administration […]