Attribute (HTML)

Information about an HTML element that is included in the start tag as a key-value pair.

Content Management System (CMS)

A web-based application that organizes and provides content to users for viewing, editing, etc., typically consisting of a front-end that uses HTML/CSS/JavaScript and a backend that stores data in a database.

Document Object Model (DOM)

The logical tree of a web page that consists of organized HTML elements that may be listed or nested within one another.

Element (HTML)

A block of HTML that begins with a start tag, ends with an end tag, and encapsulates either text content or additional HTML elements. Denoted by angle brackets.


A numeric value that includes decimal values, in contrast to integers (e.g., 3.14, 1.0, 0.8888).


A reusable block of code that performs a specific task.


A numeric value that does not include decimal values, in contrast to floats (e.g., 0, 1, 27, 43).

Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

A software application that provides tools for software development.

Learning Management System (LMS)

A CMS with features specifically designed for learning management applications.


A series of text, such as a word, phrase, or sentence. A string can contain textual characters, special characters, and/or numbers.

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