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about:glossary [2020/10/27 11:57] (current)
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 **Album** : A set of photos. An album can include sub-albums. A photo can belong to several albums. **Album** : A set of photos. An album can include sub-albums. A photo can belong to several albums.
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 +**Album Thumbnail** : This is the photo that is shown for a particular album on the page listing all albums.
  
 **Association** : A photo can be associated to one or several albums. A photo associated to no album is called an "orphan" photo. **Association** : A photo can be associated to one or several albums. A photo associated to no album is called an "orphan" photo.
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 +**Batch Manager** : Batch Manager is a tool to let you change the information for photos in bulk, many photos at a time. For example you could add a new tag to a group of photos you recently uploaded.
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 +**Breadcrumb** : This is a navigation that shows you the hierarchy of the page you are looking at. For example "Home / animals / our-big-cat /" Where animals is the name of an album and our-big-cat is the name of the photo.
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 +**Caddie** : This is like a basket that an administrator can put photos into while browsing. Then the admin can go to the Batch Manager and modify all the photos in the caddie. You can also easily see the contents of the caddie by going to Admin>Photos>Caddie
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 +**Config** : The config file (or "local configuration") allows you to set options that are not available through the regular Configuration area.
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 +**Created on** : This is usually the original date the photo was created. It is taken from the EXIF data but can be changed once it is uploaded.
  
 **CSS** : Description language, used to describe graphic parameters of Piwigo's HTML pages. For example, link color. **CSS** : Description language, used to describe graphic parameters of Piwigo's HTML pages. For example, link color.
  
-**Gallery** : Each installation of Piwigo is a gallery.+**EXIF** : Characteristics of a photo such as make and model of camera, AperatureFNumber, etc. It is a type of metadata, written by the camera.
  
-**MOD** : Code modifications. They have been replaced by plugins with Piwigo 1.7 (in 2007). You can [[http://piwigo.org/mods|browse MOD archives]].+**Gallery** : front-office of any Piwigo installationThe back-office is the administration panel.
  
-**MySQL** : Database engine. This is where Piwigo saves data like photo description or user comments.+**Groups**: Groups can be created and users put into groups. These groups can then be given permissions to do or view things across the gallery. 
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 +**Guest** : Anyone who visits the website when not logged in is using the "guest" user. The guest user cannot be deleted and it is created automatically upon installation. You can block guest users using the local config and $conf['guest_access'] setting. 
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 +**Keyword** : same as tag. Only used if you activate plugin "Tags to Keywords". 
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 +**Metadata** : includes EXIF and IPTC. [[user_documentation:metadata|Learn more]] 
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 +**MySQL** : Database engine. This is where Piwigo saves data like photo description or user comments. Piwigo also works with MariaDB database engine (which is a fork of MySQL). 
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 +**Numeric identifier** : Every photo and album has a unique numeric identifier. This is assigned automatically by the software. This identifier is part of the URL of the page of the photo and is made obvious on the edit page of the photo (administration panel)
  
 **PHP** : Programming language used by Piwigo.  **PHP** : Programming language used by Piwigo. 
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 **Private album** : An album with restricted access.  When an admin marks an album as private, you must give explicit permissions for each user or group to access that album. **Private album** : An album with restricted access.  When an admin marks an album as private, you must give explicit permissions for each user or group to access that album.
  
-**Release** : Equivalent to "//version//"See more on [[about:release_and_branchs]]+**Properties page** : This is the page in the Admin area where you can change all of the details of a photo.
  
-**Status** : the role of the user within the gallery.+**Related Tags menu item** : The tags listed under the Related Tags menu are usually tags that are found in the images on that page. If the listing includes tags with a + sign in front of them, clicking on that tag will narrow the images to only those with that tag and any other tags previously selected. 
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 +**Release** : Equivalent to "//version//". See more on [[https://piwigo.org/changelogs]] 
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 +**Status** : the role of the user within the gallery. [[user_documentation:use:features:user_status|Learn more]]
  
 **Style** : see "Theme". **Style** : see "Theme".
  
-**Synchronization** : During synchronization, Piwigo will scan folders and files under the "//galleries//" directory and create corresponding albums and photos in the database.+**Synchronization** : During synchronization, Piwigo will scan folders and files under the galleries” directory on your server and create corresponding albums and photos in the database. You will need to add them to your server using FTP software. 
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 +**Tag** : A tag is a word associated with a photos. Adding tags is a way to give meaning to photos. It is identical to keyword.
  
 **Template** : HTML pages models. Known as *.tpl files. PHP read templates files and convert them in pure HTML language. Compared to HTML files, template files may include loops or conditions. **Template** : HTML pages models. Known as *.tpl files. PHP read templates files and convert them in pure HTML language. Compared to HTML files, template files may include loops or conditions.
 
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