Appendix C. Glossary of Terms

Add Story

A module used to add news articles to PostNuke. It provides the ability to publish without prior authorization.

Application Programming Interface (API)

A set of functions used to abstract the lower level operations from the upper. With regard to PostNuke, the functions and conventions used by modules to consistently access the core functionality of PostNuke. Modules written with the pnAPI will work with future versions of PostNuke without needing to be upgraded themselves.


Usually the news stories displayed on the front page of a PostNuke site. Articles also refer to any publication content in general.


A person responsible for the writing of content. In PostNuke, a content author can be a site user ...

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