Glossary of Terms
A special area of your Chyrp Lite website only accessible by certain groups of privileged users.
Apache is a flavour of web server software.
The name for several techniques that when combined enable Chyrp Lite to provide features such as inline post management and infinite scrolling.
Handler for URLs. The three built-in controllers are Main, Admin, and Ajax.
Chyrp Lite stores all your blog content in a database.
Caddy is a flavour of web server software.
An extension that enables Chyrp Lite to support different types of content in blog posts.
Not to be confused with the browser plug-in of the same name, the Flash (as in “newsflash”) system is how Chyrp Lite delivers notifications.
Registered users of your blog can be categorised into groups with differing permissions.
A human-readable data serialization format used by Chyrp Lite to store your blog's configuration and for importing/exporting users and groups.
A Unix-like computer operating system. Linux is commonly used as a platform for hosting web server software.
You can configure Chyrp Lite to display text in your preferred language if you have a suitable translation file.
A markup language designed to be easily readable as plain text.
A package that extends the functionality of your Chyrp Lite install.
Nginx is a flavour of web server software.
An article published separate from your blog content. Pages are similar to textual blog posts, but they do not appear in the blog index. Pages can be organised in a hierarchy with each page having a "parent" and multiple "children".
Things a group of users can do, such as adding or editing posts, adding drafts, etc.
A widely used server-side scripting language. Chyrp Lite is written in PHP.
An entry in your weblog. Each blog post is a discrete piece of content and can be viewed as part of the blog index or in isolation. Posts can include various media such as text, images, audio etc.
The logic that matches the URL requested by a visitor with the page where they want to go. Interlinked with the Controller.
An extension that can radically alter the presentation and behaviour of your blog. Themes use the Twig template engine.
A trigger is a function invoked by Chyrp Lite at a certain point in time. Triggers come in two flavours: calls and filters.
Twig is Chyrp Lite's template engine. Your site's pages are constructed by processing one or more template files known as twigs.
A computer connected to the internet that serves web pages to visitors on request. The term "web server" can refer to the computer hardware or to the software that is responsible for serving the web pages – for example, Apache, Caddy, Nginx.