.. glossary ::
Australian Access Federation (AAF)
The independent organisation that provides shared authentication
infrastructure for Australian higher-education and research
institutions. See https://aaf.edu.au for more information.
The organisation that provides shared authentication infrastructure for
New Zealand higher-education and research institutions. See
https://tuakiri.ac.nz for more information.
A technology that facilitates :term:`Single Sign On (SSO)`. Shibboleth
is widely implemented across the world's education and research access
Content Management System (CMS)
An online platform used for the management of web-based content,
including web pages, images, files, and potentially other types of
information. A CMS is in essence a dynamic set of web pages, typically
all utilising the same structure, theme or layout. A typical CMS
requires little technical experience writing low-level web languages
and allows non-technical users the opportunity to build rich web portals
Single Sign On (SSO)
The process of using a common authentication mechanism across multiple
services. For example, using the same login and password once and being
able to sign into several different services without entering them again.
Zope Management Interface (ZMI)
A set of low-level, web-based management and configuration pages used
by technical administrators of the Plone CMS. The ZMI can be used to
modify the structure of pages, including underlying scripts, styles and
formatting for the site.
The :term:`workflow` state of an object is the condition in which a content
object is configured to be in at any given point in time. The state of
an object dictates which users can access the content and what level of
access they have. For example, **Public** content typically accessible
by all visitors and **Private** content is restricted.
A workflow is a generalised step-by-step process. In the context of
|project-name|, a workflow refers to the review steps a piece of content
may be required to progress through to be approved for access by a