DEVELOPMENT

DEVELOPMENT

Script

Script

What is the script language ?

The script language is an interpreted programmation language who allows to manipulate the features of a computing system, configured to furnish an environment and an interface which will determinate the possibilities of the interpret. 

Domain name

Domain name

What is a domain name ?

The domain name is the address of a website (eg: www.mywebsite.com).

This web address is like a postal address. It is use by the computer to find the website on the server.

A server is a peripheral which is connected to Internet and stocks files.

When you pay for a hosting web service, you rent a space on their hard drive in order to allow your user to have access to your site, all around the world.

HTML/CSS

HTML/CSS

What is HTML and CSS ?

CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. It is a computing language used to formate the HTML or XML files.

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is a markup language created to represent web pages.

The CSS is the style (color, picture, titles position,...) and the HTML is the content.

Showcase website

Showcase website

What is a showcase website ?

Showcase website designate a website which the only vocation is to present the activity of a firm.

The concept of a showcase website is quite opposite to e-commerce website.

It contains only a few pages, without any interactivity.

E commerce

 

E commerce

What is E-commerce ?

The e-commerce cover primarily the commercial transactions happening on the internet from various digital devices (computers, tablet, smartphones,...).

On a e-commerce website there is necessarily an user space, with the possibility to see bills, shopping cart, a secure payment,...

It is often developed on a platform like Woocommerce or Prestashop.

Landing Page

Landing Page

What is a landing page ?

The landing page is a standalone page.

It is where the visitor land when they find the website on google.

The goal of this page is to complete, confirm or reenforce the initial offer.

The landing page is an important element of the marketing campaign as it condition the transformation of the prospects in clients.

SSL

SSL

What is SSL ?

A SSL certificate is a files of data that link a cryptographic key to the organization or individual's information.

Set up on a server, the certificat activate the "https" protocol, in order to insure the secure connection.

Generally the SSL is use to secure the bank transaction, the data transfer and the connection information (name of user, password,...).

A website without SSL certificate isn't indexed by google and wont appears on the best results pages.

CMS

CMS

What are the CMS ?

CMS stands for Content Management Software.

It is a management software allowing to create online content without having to go through HTML programmation.

Numerous CMS are available on open source but the better one is WordPress.

The two CMS leaders of the e-commerce sector are Prestashop and Magento.

Accessibility

Accessibility

What is accessibility ?

The web accessibility designate the access problematic to the web content for the user suffering from a handicap.

Web navigator/Browser

Web navigator/Browser

What is the difference between a web navigator and a browser ?

A navigator is a software that displays web pages, whereas a browser is a website that helps user to find website.

Static page

Static page

What is a static page ?

A static page is a page visible just as it was created.

Those pages can present any kind of content, pictures, music, animation, video,...

Nevertheless they are always displayed in the same way.

This is why we call them static.

Dynamic page

Dynamic page

What is a dynamic page ?

The dynamic page allows to present the information in various ways depending on the interaction with the visitor.

The content is derived from a data base relying on criteria establish by user.

It is the case for example for a e-commerce website (products display by theme, colors, prices,...).

Thus, a dynamic page is generated on demand and its content changes regarding the features of the demand.

Javascript

Javascript

What is the use of Javascript ?

JavaScript is a programming language for the web.

It is supported by most web browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Safari, internet Explorer, Edge, Opera, etc.

Most mobile browsers for smart phones support JavaScript too.