Data access layer of a piece of software that usually handles business logic and data storage. It is the part that processes the entry from the frontend.

Creative development of an identity. Process of making and building a brand through strategic management of assets directly or indirectly linked to the name and / or symbol (logo) that identifies it.

Also known as Social Media Manager, is a person in charge of managing, building and moderating communities around a brand on the internet.

It is a custom web tailored design that suits our client’s colors, preferences, structure and content. These templates have a higher cost, even over 100% than pre-designed templates, as they are going to be used exclusively by your website.

Unlike to shared hosting, as the name implied, which has several websites hosted in the same server, dedicated hosting servers are regularly for only one customer, who may dispose of all the resources of the machine.

It is the environment in which changes to software are developed, most simply an individual developer’s workstation.

A domain is a unique name that identifies a website on the Internet. The main purpose of domain names is to translate the IP addresses of each asset in the network, to memorizable and easy to find terms.

This type of website accesses information from a database. Therefore, to alter the content of a dynamic page, updating the database record is all it takes. This is especially helpful for large sites that contain hundreds or thousands of pages. It also makes it possible for multiple users to update the content of a website without editing the layout of the pages or needing the intervention of technical personnel.

A framework or work environment is a conceptual and technological assistance structure usually defined with specific software devices, which can serve as the basis for the organization and development of software. Typically, it is intended to serve as a support or guide for the building of something that expands the structure into something useful.

Also known as an interface, is the part of the software that interacts with navigating users.

It is a document delivered once the website is finished, which details all its functionalities. This document serves as a guide for developers and as a receipt of what the customer will get when the procedure is finished. This signed document is used by the developer and the customer to prove that the delivered product corresponds to the specifications lying in there.

Set of images and graphics objects to represent the information and actions available in the interface. Its main use is to provide a simple visual environment to allow communication between the users and the operating system of a device.

Hosting is defined as the space to host a website. In practical term, it is a PC connected to the internet (server) where the website resides, which will serve it to be consulted by the users from browsers, and which will be referred to by a domain or IP address.

They are developed using web technologies to take full advantage of the versatility they offer. They completely fit the device and make use of almost all its functionalities. With just one development you get an application for mobile and web use.

Also known as sandbox, is a development individual workstation, in which changes are worked on and tried out.

They are developed and optimized only and specifically for mobile operating systems (Android, iOS or Windows) using the same language of the platform. They fully adapt to the functionalities and features of the device and allow to take advantage of its entire hardware.

Pre-designed templates are designed by thirds which we get their license for commercial use only, but no its exclusivity.

Also known as live. This is the environment in which the application used by end users is executed.

Web design that makes the content of a web fit to the container screen. That is, if a website is viewed on a desktop, tablet or mobile device, the content layout will change to adapt to the size of the screen, helping the user navigate and consult it.

SCRUM is a methodology in which a set of good practices are applied on a regular basis to work collaboratively, as a team, and obtain the best possible result of a project. The framework begins with a simple premise: Start with what can be seen or known. After that, track the progress and tweak as necessary. The three pillars of Scrum are transparency, inspection and adaptation.

Better known as a website with Content Management System or CMS is a web created on a content manager. It consists of a support structure that allows the content and design to be managed independently, allowing administrators, editors, and other authorized users to access it.

SEO is an acronym (in English) which means “Search Engine Optimization”. It refers to the optimization of your website content to improve your positioning in the search results of different search engines.

Also known as preproduction environment, it works as a temporary accommodation in which programs or changes of a website are tested. This environment reflects exactly what is in the production environment, reason why it is used to perform the latest tests before launching an update.

A static website is a system built in a fixed, simple and not editable way. These pages require a designer or developer in order to be modified. It can be recommended for a website that does not require a lot of data and / or updates over time.

It is a document detailing all the technical specifications of the website. All the modules, languages, guides, etc. Any developer may need to continue the project when required. It is sort of a user manual, but in this case, for the developer.

A TEST environment is a private space on the internet, which can only be accessed by accredited people, in this case, the customer and our developers, to make a final functional demonstration of what the real project is going to be. It is also used as a pre-commissioning, to give our customer the chance to make any change and/or add content. Then, this will be migrated to a real environment, reason why the client will always get the best results possible.

UAT (User Acceptance Testing) is an environment of interaction with the client. It belongs to the last stages prior to the firm release of new versions in order to determine if they meet the needs and / or requirements of the company and their users. After the automated tests, which guarantee the technological requirements of the initial design, manual tests are next. It also allows to verify the process, train users or perform qualification tests of the operation.

Also known as a page schematic or screen blueprint, a wireframe is a visual guide that represents the page layout or arrangement of the website’s content, for each page and its specific functionalities, including interface elements and navigational systems, and how they work together.

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