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Frequently used terminology

Short description of editorial terminology in anyMeta

The community management system that Mediamatic Lab builds its websites with. The name refers to the meta data that the system uses to make contextual connections.
An artefact is a page, such as a project, a publication, or an event that also exists in the real world. Specific types have been made for important artefacts, like a workshop, an event, or a symposium.
An article can describe an artefact, a person or an institution. It is then called a press release, a biography or a review.
Digitized images and downloadable documents. There are different kinds of attachments; image, document and icon.
A document that can be connected to a page as an attachment.
Event is a type of artefact, like an exhibition, show, conference, et cetera, with a beginning and possibly an end date.
An image that is only shown as a thumbnail in contextual pages and the short representation of the page.
An image connected to, for example, a person or an organisation.
An institution can have different specifications. It is used to describe an organisation, a museum, school or company.
Short representation of a contribution to a anyMeta-site, usually shown as contextual information. A small image and some lines of text invite the user to open the detailed view.
List of pages that anyMeta makes based on a (complex) query, that Mediamatic can put together on request.
List of pages that anyMeta automatically collects based on a search query. An editor can make a listpublish by defining this search query.
No Match, No Find, No Mail
Options in the tab ‘admin’ in the /admin. No match does not pair this page in the context, no find makes it not appear in the search results, and no mail takes the person off the mailing list.
A person page shows a profile with a description of a person, photos and images as attachments and links to all his/her friends.
Artefact with the type publication is used to describe a book or report.
A label that describes the connection between two pages. A role can have two directions. For example: an article is linked to a person with the role 'author'. The person is then the author of the article. In another example, the person is interested in a project. Interested in is the role between person and project.
Option can be switched on in the admin (tab 'admin' of an event page, so that users can register for the event.
A set is an editorial collection that an editor wants to show together.
anyMeta offers the possibility of subnavigation. Mediamatic creates a theme for that.
Page / thing
General term for all contributions to an anyMeta-website like an article, an artefact, an attachment, a set, et cetera.
Interpreting concepts to add to pages; based on this, anyMeta makes contextual connections.
Used to sub-divide categories of anyMeta. For example: an artefact of the type 'event', an article of the type 'press release', a set of the type 'navigation'. The type is checked in the admin in the tab 'admin'. The client decides the types. Extra types can be made on request.


Roles can differ per website, some often used roles are below. Depending on the website, many more roles can be defined.

Connection between an article and a person/institution/artefact.
Connection between a person and the performance he/she is in, or the project in which he/she participates.
Connection between a person and the picture he/she took, or the //article he/she wrote.
Interested in
Connection between a person who indicates to be a 'fan' of a certain event, person// or product.
Located in
Connection between an event and the location where it takes place.
Connection between two persons who have made contact through the website.
Connection between a person who has registered for an event (a workshop, competition, conference, et cetera).
Organised by
Connection between an event and the institution that organizes it.
Presented at
Connection between an event and the institution that hosts it.
Works for
Connection between a person and the institution that he/she works for.