Learn how to manage notices and alerts on your colorado.gov website.


Glossary of Site Terms

  1. Block – A Block is a region of content. Blocks are chunks of the site that can be populated. A block could be a row, a card, or neither, such as the footer or Jumbotron.

  1. WYSIWYG – This is the toolbar within the body of a card. It stands for What You See Is What You Get.

  1. Button – A Button is an aesthetic choice for a link that the active user can add in the WYSIWYG of a page. The button is more prominent than a link and can be added in one of many styles. Buttons are also referred to as Call to Actions.

  1. Card – A Card is a type of content that can be added to the page. Content has been broken up into Cards to enable the WYSIWYG to be more user friendly. Card options include Basic, Map, Icon, Open Embed, and View. Card types can also be called paragraphs.

  1. Content – Content is material that the users have added to the site. Content types are organized into cards which are placed on the site in rows. Content can also be added directly into the body of a page using its body content WYSIWYG.

  1. View – A View is a way of collecting and seeing material. An example View could be the page where all content is seen.

  1. Menu – A Menu is a selection of tabs within a page.

    1. Admin Menu – The Admin Menu is the upper most menu that appears on the screen when the user is logged in. This menu appears black.

    2. Action Menu – The Action Menu is the secondary menu. This menu appears when one of the tabs in the Admin menu has been selected. This menu shows the different actions a user can take.

    3. Page Menu – The Page Menu is the menu that shows up on the individual pages. This menu varies with user roles. Pages can often be edited directly from this menu. The page menu changes depending on which page you are on and which level of page (are you in an editing view or not).

  2. Tab – A Tab is a selection that can be made in a menu.

  1. Node – A Node is an individual piece of content (media, card, etc.) that is trackable on the site.

  1. Row – A Row is a way to horizontally organize cards and the content within them.

  1. List – A List is a running tally of all instances of a certain item within the site.

  2. Global Settings – Global Settings are settings that remain true across the entire site.