Learn terms and their definitions used throughout the CMS Console
These are the most common terms and concepts as well as their definitions used within the CMS Console. They might be of particular interest to those involved in localizing the CMS Console GUI.
|C# function||An item under "C# functions" in the "Functions" perspective. A CMS Function created in C#. Can be external or inline . (Also referred to as a "method-based function".)|
|CMS Console||The browser application where you can log in and manage websites (for example, edit pages).|
|CMS Function||Any of the items in the "Functions" perspective. A logical unit that presents internal or external static or dynamic content or behavior, used on a page, in a page template or another CMS Function.|
|Console application||An XML-based application that extends the functionality of the CMS Console.
|Content perspective||A perspective that contains websites, their pages and website items.|
|Data item||A data instance of a specific type (similar to a data row in a database's table). An item under any of the Global data types in the "Data" perspective or any of the data folders under pages in the "Content" perspective. (Syn.: data element.)|
|Data perspective||A perspective that contains data types and data items of these types.|
|Data type||An entity used to store and reuse structured data (similar to a database's table). An item in the "Data" perspective under Global data types, Page data folders and Page meta types. (Also spelled as "datatype".)|
|Editor||An internal WYSIWYG (Visual Editor) or source code/markup (Code Editor ) editor opened in the right part of the CMS Console or in a popup window.|
|External C# function||An item under "C# functions" in the "Functions" perspective. A C# function created as a public static method in |
|Global data type||A data type that represents data items reusable across all web pages on all websites created in the CMS Console. Created in the Data perspective. (Also spelled as "Global datatype".)
|Home page||The root/topmost page of the website. Normally, represents a website in the CMS Console. (Also spelled as "homepage".)
|Functions perspective||A perspective that contains various types of CMS Functions.
|Inline C# function||An item under "C# functions" in the "Functions" perspective. A C# function created as a public static method in the CMS Console.|
|Layout perspective||A perspective that contains page templates and page types, and provides access to the folders and files used in layouts (CSS, JS, images).
|Media archive||A central store for media files such as images, videos, documents.
|Media perspective||A perspective that contains the Media Archive.
|Package||An item under "Packages" in the "System" perspective. An installable module that extends functionality of C1 CMS.
|Page||An item in the "Content" perspective below "Websites". A web page on the website. (Syn.: CMS Page.)|
|Page Browser||An internal web browser of the website(s) in the "Content" perspective.|
|Page data folder||A data type that represents data items associated with one specific page. Created in the Data perspective. (Also spelled as "Page datafolder".)
|Page meta type||A data type that decorates a page with new fields. Created in the Data perspective. (Also spelled as "Page metatype".)
|Page template||An item under "Page Templates" in the "Layout" perspective. Content repetitive on multiple pages, normally setting the layout of pages and including placeholders for page-specific content.|
|Page type||An item under "Page Types" in the "Layout" perspective. A type any page is based on, that defines page-related data and settings such as a set of page templates , page data folders and meta types, applications to use and default content.|
|Perspective||A set of website components organized by their purpose and presented as a tree of elements on their own "tab" in the left part of the CMS Console.|
|SEO Assistant||A built-in tool that helps control how well the individual pages are optimized for search engines.
|Source Editor||An internal source code/markup editor opened in the right part of the CMS Console or in a popup window.|
|SQL function||An item under "SQL functions" in the "Functions" perspective. A CMS Function created in SQL.|
|Subpage||Any page that has a parent page in the tree-like hierarchy. Syn.: a child page.
|System perspective||A perspective that provides access to packages, website languages, website file system, URL and hostname configuration.
|Users perspective||A perspective that allows you to manage CMS Console users and user groups.
|Visual Editor||An internal WYSIWYG editor opened in the right part of the CMS Console or in a popup window.|
|Visual function||An item under "Visual functions" in the "Functions" perspective. A CMS Function based on a data type and presents data items. Can be edited in Visual Editor or Code Editor.
|Website||An item under "Websites" in the "Content" perspective. Represented by a home page with subpages.
|XSLT function||An item under "XSLT functions" in the "Functions" perspective. A CMS Function created in XSLT.|