Blogging Terms

In case you are pretty new to Blogs and blogging the Giant Blogging Terms Glossary might be interesting for you in order to understand some terms which are used in the context of blogging.

It is not just an alphabetical list it is orderd by contexts. Some of the mentioned terms will be quoted here.


  • Blog – short form for weblog
  • Blogging – the act of posting on blogs
  • Blogger – a person who blogs
  • Blogosphere – The internet blogging community

Blog Components and Funktions

  • Permalink – A link to a specific article
  • Tags – labelling / attaching keywords to collect similar posts
  • Tag cloud – Displaying tags lists or keywords in a blog.
  • Blogroll – list of links to other blogs in your sidebar. Also see
  • Plugins – Small files that add improved functionality and new features. WordPress plugins can greatly improve your blog usage and interactivity
  • Dashboard – When you login to your blogging account, it is the first screen with all controls, tools and functions.

Source: Giant Blogging Terms Glossary
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