Advanced Templates are available with the Unlimited and higher plans. A design created using Advanced Templates allow for editing of the design using Typepad-specific tags, HTML, and CSS. Only those comfortable editing template code should consider using Advanced Templates for their design. Learn more.
An Aggregator is an application used to monitor and retrieve blog or website's content. These types of applications use a blogs RSS or Atom feed in order to syndicate information.
API stands for "application programming interface" and allows other users or services to interact with an application in order to exchange data. This is commonly used for remote posting clients.
Archives are where your posts are displayed once they no longer reside on the main page. Your blog can have archives grouped by date (specifically by day, week, and month), category, and individual post.
Atom is a type of feed format used to syndicate your blog. Learn more.
Bandwidth is the measure of data transfered from your account on a monthly basis. Bandwidth is used once a reader downloads content from your blog such as text, images, audio, and video. Learn more.
CAPTCHA is an acronym for "completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart."
Categories are used to organize posts under a particular topic. Categories can be helpful in displaying archived posts as well as filtering in Typepad. Learn more.
CSS is an acronym for Cascading Style Sheet, the language used to define the style of your blog's template. This can include font types, colors for elements like the background of the page and links, and so on.
Custom CSS is a feature we have introduced at Unlimited and higher plans to add flexibility to a blog's design without using Advanced Templates. This is a very powerful and unique feature as it can help make any design changes to a blog solely using CSS. We do recommend that only experienced CSS users use this tool. Learn more.
Diskspace is the measure of data stored on a subscriber's account. Each item in an account uses diskspace, including posts, images, and uploaded files. Text files use less diskspace than large files like images, audio, and video clips.
Domain Mapping allows members at Plus and higher plans to use their personal domains with their Typepad account. For instance, example.com could be set as the URL for example.typepad.com. This involves some DNS modification to point the domain to your blog as well as a setup in Typepad to point the domain to the account or specific blog/Photo Album. Learn more.
A Featured Post sticks to the top of the main content column on the index page. All other posts are displayed by date published below it. Learn more.
A Feed is a type of file containing content from a blog or website, and the file updates with newly published content. Aggregators use feeds to monitor new posts and updates to the blog. This type of file is available in RSS and Atom formats. Learn more.
FeedBlitz is a third-party service which can be used in conjunction with a feed to track subscribers and send out email notifications when new posts are published. Learn more.
FeedBurner was a third-party service which could be used in conjunction with a feed to add more subscription options. This service is no longer being updated, and FeedBlitz is recommended as an alternative.
The File Manager is a tool that allows you to upload new files and manage existing files in your account. Learn more.
Guest Authors are users that are invited by a blog owner to post on their blog. They can post drafts for review and posts that will be published to the blog without the site owner's review. Guest Authors only have access to their own posts. Learn more.
HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language and is a computer language used to format content.
The Insert File icon on the Post page toolbar allows you to upload a file to your account and automatically insert a text link to the file in your post. Learn more.
The Insert Image icon on the Post page toolbar allows you to upload an image to your account and place the image in your post. Learn more.
Junior Authors are users that are invited by a blog owner to post on their blog as additional authors. Junior Authors are able to create new posts which are saved as drafts. Blog owners need to approve posts written by Junior Authors before the post can be published to the blog. Learn more.
Updated 18 May 2021