Universal terms

  • 404 page: Used to notify someone on the site that the item they are searching for cannot be found

Content creators/Asset

  • Asset: A piece of content on your site

  • Application Settings: A pop-out panel that allows you to control secondary aspects of content

  • Canonical URL: The link back to the story’s original site

  • Child assets: Any asset that is attached to the primary asset (ex. A photo to an article)

  • Collection: An asset you can place other assets inside of (ex. Photo galleries)

  • Cover art: An image that appears behind the headline of an article, giving a more dynamic look

  • Display priority: A numerical way to organize your content. These are ordered 100-1 with 100 being top priority

  • DRM policies: Digital Rights Management that allows you to set copyright protection for your content

  • File (Asset): Any document that is not a BLOX asset (ex. Microsoft Excel spreadsheet)

  • Flags: Markers used to highlight content to your site visitors or to control the placement of assets

  • Geolocations: Keywords that are geographically based

  • Keywords: Terms that allow search engines to find your content more efficiently

  • Parent assets: The primary asset in a package, usually the article

  • Sibling assets: Assets that appear in a series

  • Site tags:  

  • Source Application: The application in which the asset was created

  • Teaser image: A preview image used when no photo asset is associated with an article

  • URL title: A field that allows you to overwrite the system generated URL

  • Value-added content: Advertorial content added to your site, usually to help drive revenue

Content Managers/Blocks

  • Block: A container on your site that holds content and information

  • Breakpoint/Viewport sizes: The screen size of the device that is being used to view the site. Usually defined as Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, and Phone.

  • Inheritance: A principle that allows a block to be set up once and transfer its information to the sections below

  • Query Rule: The mechanism used by BLOX to determine what content is shown within a block

  • Region: A space on your site that holds blocks

Content Managers/e-Edition

  • Cutout: An asset that pops out of an e-Edition page

  • Orphaned pages: Pages that have been separated from their man edition

  • Publication: A digital version of a print edition. There can be multiple publications on a site

  • Segments: The way to connect the text in the PDF to the Article asset

  • Zone: A way to break up editions or covers by coverage area

Community Engagement/Access Control

  • Access Control Message: Text that allows you to communicate with your site’s visitors when they encounter the paywall.
  • Access Criteria: Pieces that can be used to allow or deny access to content on your site.
  • Access Method Group: A way to check to see if a site visitor can view restricted content on your site.
  • Anonymous user: A casual visitor to your site who is not logged in.
  • Brand Lover: A logged-in non-subscriber with 16 or more visits per month.
  • DMP Audience: Segments of users identified by certain characteristics or past behaviors, such as Brand Lovers, Loyal Readers, or Registered Users.
  • Funnel: The phases of the user journey, starting with anonymous, to registered, to becoming a paid subscribers.
  • Offer Builder: A marketing tool within Access Control that allows you to customize what appears on the Audience+ paywall. You can target offers (subscription deals) to specific audiences and customize each message for maximum impact.
  • Loyal user: A site visitor who is not logged in nor has a subscription but visits between six and 16 times per month.
  • Referrer:Identifies the source of traffic for a user, such as social media.
  • Registered user: A site visitor that has created an account.
  • Subscriber: A site visitor that has paid for access to restricted content.
  • User-Agent: Access criteria for mobile visitors.

Community Engagement/Email Reach

  • Anonymous sign up: This option allows the public to subscribe only using their email address

  • Campaigns: The frequency at which newsletters are delivered

  • Contacts: The people subscribed to a list

  • Internal ID: A unique identifier that connects BLOX to Constant Contact

  • Lists: The newsletters people can sign up for

Community Engagement/Subscription

  • Authorization only mode: A way to authorize payments instead of capturing the funds

  • Binding: The act of associating a user account on the front end of the site with a customer record

  • Comment 1 & 2: The fields that appear on the customer’s credit card statement

  • CSV verification: A spreadsheet list of subscribers

  • Delimited service: A spreadsheet list of subscribers

  • Domain: A way to allow access based on an email address

  • Error threshold: The number of subscribers that can be turned over at any given time, expressed as a percentage

  • Force recurring payments: This option will automatically charge the customer’s card 

  • Free: A service that allows access without purchase

  • Service Deleted: A service that was once offered but has been removed. The customer records that belong to the service remain

  • Linked accounts: A way to allow a single subscriber to share their subscription

  • Rule profile: The controlling mechanism to place content behind a paywall

  • Rule profile exception: Allows subsections of a paywalled section to be placed outside of the paywall

  • Subscription: A service that allows subscribers to pay for access to restricted content

  • Transaction ID: A unique number that proves a purchase was made