AdSense – a text-based advertisement service provided by

blog – a frequent, chronological publication of personal thoughts and Web links.

blogger – 1. a person who publishes content on the web using a blog 2. a blog service powered by

blogosphere – the community of blogs and everything else related to them.

blogroll – a section of a blog page that contains a list of links to recommended blog sites.

captcha – abbrev. “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”; a challenge-response testing system; typically an image that contains a series of ambiguated characters that the reader must re-type in a given field.

comment spam – irrelevant comments posted to a blog for the sole purpose of dropping a link to the spammer’s website.

guest blogging – writing a blog post to be published on another blog as a temporary featured author.

managed WordPress hosting – web hosting optimized specifically for WordPress, where the hosting company assumes many of the routine maintenance tasks.

podcast – a series of audio or video files that are syndicated over the Internet and stored on client computing devices for later playback.

premium WordPress theme – a theme coded for the WordPress content management system that costs money.

vlog – a blog that publishes video content.

WordPress – a popular content management system that is available as a hosted service ( and self-hosted platform (

see also:

WordPress Resources

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