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Commonly Used Terms

If you are new to Cascade and website editing, we recommend you get yourself familiarized with the following commonly terms that you'll come across while working in Cascade.

  1. Anchor: An anchor is an internal bookmark that takes you to a specific position on your page. You can link to it from another point on your page or another page.
  2. Impact Image – It’s the big image on a webpage that appears at the top, right under the top navigation. It has a fixed place on the page.
  3. Display Name: The name that will be used in the site’s navigation, as the page heading above the main content area, and in the breadcrumbs below the impact image.
  4. Index Page: The system name of a folder’s landing or entry page. Every folder must have a page called index for your navigation to function properly. Do not change the system name of an index page or you’ll lose the entry page of that folder.
  5. Left Navigation: Left column in the templates where a site’s navigation is listed.
  6. Live Site: Live site is the site that’s on the web for everyone to see.
  7. Main Content Area: Center column of the templates.
  8. Publishing: Publishing an asset in Cascade means pushing your changes to the live or test website.
  9. Stale Content: Identifies and manages site content that may need updating. The Stale Content widget on your dashboard includes a graphical summary of content needing review and a table view of each stale item. The Stale Content report contains several actions to help manage stale content, including exporting CSV, sending notifications and scheduling review dates.
  10. WYSIWYG: What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) is the name of the editing tool bar in Cascade.