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From the website, an introduction ..
“There are specialized terms referring to all sorts of aspects of web design. For someone just getting started in web design, or someone looking to have a site designed, all the technical jargon can be overwhelming. Especially the acronyms.
Below is a guide to industry terms that should get you well on your way to understanding what web designers are talking about. In addition, we’ve provided some resources for each term to give you more in-depth information.
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- About.com’s Web Design Glossary
Defines tons of different web-design related terms.
- The Motive Web Design Glossary
Offers a very complete guide to different web terminology.
- Web Design Terminology Explained
A short list of web terms with very in-depth explanations.