The terms we'll use to describe your website
Use this page to learn a few terms we'll refer to in our guides, and to understand a bit more about your back end navigation.
Your back end navigation
Here are some useful terms to use to identify different areas and features in your CMS.
- Reorder your front end navigation.
- Add images and text to your Home and Contact pages.
- Create custom pages and folders.
- Create or locate your Artists records, Artworks records (for standalone clients), Exhibitions records, etc.
- Upload additional images and documents and use their file paths to share them with your visitors.
SEO tools (optional)
If our Support team has activated these tools for you, use our guide to help understand what we offer.
This dropdown is available to Admin level users only.
- Manage your users.
- View a log of all the emails sent to you through your website (store orders, mailing list signups and enquiries).
- Adjust your general display settings.
- Activate e-commerce.
If you have an Artlogic Database integrated with your website, you can access it through this link.
- View the front end of your website by clicking this link.
- Create and edit records from the front end of your website.
These terms are used to identify areas and features in your CMS and we'll use these terms when we reply to your support queries.
Your account ID is used in your website CMS and your Artlogic Database URL. For example: app.artlogic.net/accountid and website-accountid.artlogic.net.
We might ask for this information when we help you with support queries or billing requests.
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The back end is the more administrative side of your site that can only be accessed with your login details.
In addition to our template pricing options, we also provide a bespoke website design service.
CMS (content management system)
The CMS is the structure which you use to edit and update your website.
A Custom page is one which you have created yourself in the Pages section of your CMS. It will be entirely empty and you'll be able to control exactly what appears on this page using tools like Feature Panels.
It is a legal requirement for Artlogic Media to hold the contact details for the senior (or people) responsible for data protection in your organisation.
The page which is dedicated to displaying the information of a single record is its 'detail page'.
A device-specific license which allows you to access your Private Views app account.
These pages are automatically populated by records. You do not need to edit the pages themselves or add any information to them. For example, a list of Exhibitions records will appear automatically on the Exhibitions page without you making any changes to the Exhibitions page itself.
A Feature Panel is a way to create more content on your page, whether that is a grid of images, a carousel, etc. This content can also be linked to different pages on your website.
A file path can be used to hyperlink a word or phrase to a document or an image.
A page can be turned into a folder, and then have the capacity to contain several other pages. For example:
Whenever a visitor submits information to you, they'll do this through a form. This applied to mailing list sign-ups, enquiries, and store orders.
The front end is the side of your site that your website visitors will view.
Header & Footer
The top and bottom of your website page respectively.
We use this term to describe clients who have an Artlogic Database connected to their Artlogic website
Front end pages which list all your enabled records. The Artists, Artworks and Exhibitions pages are all 'list' pages.
This refers to the menu at the top of your window, on both the front end and the back end.
A meta keyword is a list of the most important themes in your page, included in the meta data for that page.
The 'Overview', 'Works', 'Biography', etc pages within the Artist's detail page are all examples of modules.
We'll often use this term to describe adding information or content to your website.
The Artlogic sales and presentation app which can be downloaded here.
This is a list of all the pages on your website, and therefore all the URLs your website contains.
We use this term to describe clients who do not have an Artlogic Database connected to their Artlogic website
Text Editor Toolbar
Artlogic offers the following pre-set themes:
All your default settings match those of the theme you chose.
When you purchased your website subscription, you would have selected to use one of these themes.
A person in your employ who has their own user account in order to access your Artlogic Database or Artlogic website or PrivateViews app.
A website visitor is someone who accesses or views your website.
A web browser is a software application that you use to access information on the World Wide Web, for example Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari (Apple).