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authoring

Authoring is the process of creating, typically used to describe the process of designing and, at a technical level, building a website, CD-ROM or DVD.

While authoring may extend to content creation (writing text, creating images, etc.), common usage infers an emphasis on programming/coding.

web-authoring application/tool

A computer program used to create or maintain websites is often referred to as a ‘web-authoring tool’. Examples include: Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Go-live Cyberstudio, Microsoft FrontPage, and BBEdit.

Related terms: markup, tags, wysiwyg

 

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