Technical glossary

Technical glossary of translation terms

Technical glossary

Occasionally, you’ll come across some unfamiliar terms on the intercontact website or when talking to people in the localisation and translation industry. You’ll find many of these terms listed here with short explanations.

Technical glossary


HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is a language for marking standard normal text to convert it into hypertext. It uses HTML tags to designate text as a title, section header or body of text, insert a line break, start a new paragraph or add links and images. These are a few basic examples of HTML tags.

See also: Title tag

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