5 Developer Acronyms for the Non-Technical Employee

Posted on 12/18/2017 by Allegra Medina


Sometimes you find yourself in a meeting slyly googling the language the developer is using trying to keep up with the long list of acronyms and funny words used to describe tools, platforms and languages in tech. Here are five acronyms to have under your belt for your next meeting:

HTML: Hypertext Markup Language

HTML is a computer language used for building websites. HTML is relatively easy to learn, with the basics being accessible to most people.


W3C: World Wide Web Consortium

“The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community that develops open standards to ensure the long-term growth of the Web.”


CMS: Content Management System

Content management systems are computer applications that support the creating and modifying digital content. They usually supports multiple users in a collaborative environment.


SEO: Search Engine Optimization

Search engine optimization is the process of affecting the online visibility of a website in a search engine’s (Google, Yahoo, Bing) results.


IP: Internet Protocol

The internet protocol is the fundamental communications protocol for relaying data across network boundaries.


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