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WordPress Terms Glossary For Beginners


WordPress dictionary launched

One of the largest and most popular WordPress resource websites WPBeginners has launched a WordPress dictionary that filled with most commonly used terms as well as phrases of WordPress. WPBeginner is one such site that offers complete information about WordPress in an easy to understand manner.
This website is known for providing WordPress tutorials for mastering the basics and beyond. At this website, you can find lots of articles related to a variety of WordPress tools, themes, tips and other WordPress resources. Across the world, there are lots of people, who don’t have any information about sidebar, widget, shortcode and more.
Providing information and complete idea about these WordPress terms is very much important so that people can get complete idea about WordPress terms and do not have any doubt in their mind. Syed Balkhi, a founder of, said that

the idea came to me to launch a dictionary through attendee at WordCamp Columbus 2012.

Today, WordPress is one of the most widely used free and open source blogging tool and a content management system that based on PHP as well as MySQL. Being the most popular platform, it comes plenty of features including a template system, a plug-in architecture. Currently, more than 18.9% of the top 10 million websites are running on WordPress platform as of August 2013.
It is one such platform that widely use on the web at more than 60 million websites. So, we can imagine the popularity of this platform that takes your business on new level. Moreover, users of this platform can use this dictionary that comes with a wide variety of WordPress tools, themes, tips and other WordPress resources.
Many of you all may puzzled by strange and eccentric WordPress terms or phrases, so WordPress dictionary is a great solution to start as the company has did its best to explain WordPress lingo in plain English for all those WordPress users, who are new in this industry.

What Type of explanation is easier to understand?

When it comes to talk about this dictionary, it is neat and clean filled with terms organized in alphabetical order. Many people have check-out this dictionary has compared its definition of the term widget with Codex’s definition in order to see their explanations are easy to understand or not.
This Glossary has provided the meaning of widget in detail and also introduces other terms like Widget Areas. But, widget area is not much popular term that must be alternated with sidebar. However, sidebar is the perfect term, which can be used to explain the area of WordPress themes to display widgets. Lots of other terms’ meaning like Admin Bar and more are extremely easy to understand compare to Codex version.

About Glossary:

Presently, this glossary has more than 100 terms and WPBeginners are working on adding more and more terms. The company is looking for more volunteers to contribute to the glossary and it is also very much interested for your suggestions to add more terms.
All the people, who want to add more terms in this dictionary, can directly contact Syed through Twitter or go to the WPBeginner’s make a suggestion page to share their suggestions. So, bookmark this dictionary as a great WordPress resource that helps you a lot.

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