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UBB (Ultimate Bulletin Board)

The abbreviation UBB stands for Ultimate Bulletin Board. This name is the title of a Internet Forum Software. It was originally invented by the American software specialist Ted O’Neil. The first version of the forum software was created as early as 1997. While the Pearl programming language was still...

UDP (User Datagram Protocol)

What is a User Datagram Protocol? UDP (User Datagram Protocol) is one of the two most important network protocols besides TCP (Transfer Control Protocol). UDP is based on the IP protocol (Internet protocol) and is located in the OSI layer model on the 4th layer, the transport layer. Compared...

Uglifying

The term “Uglifying” comes from the field of software development. This term is used to describe the targeted removal of unnecessary characters from the source code without affecting the functionality of the program. This includes for example: Spaces These special characters are helpful to make the source code of...

Umlaut domain

What is an umlaut domain? An umlaut domain is an Internet address that, in addition to letters of the Latin alphabet and numbers, may also contain special characters, for example the German umlauts ä, ö and ü, the letter ß and other characters. Umlaut domains are therefore also called...

UMTS

What does UMTS stand for ? UMTS is the abbreviation for Universal Mobile Telecommunications System and refers to a digital transmission method in the field of mobile communications. Since it is a third-generation mobile communications standard, the term 3G is often used. 3G technology enables mobile data transmission rates...

Unified Modeling Language

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a standardized graphic notation for the development of software products. The modeling language uses graphics, diagrams and descriptions to represent various process flows and concepts that are later to be implemented in the form of software. UML is a tool that occupies a...

Unique Selling Proposition

The term “Unique Selling Proposition”, often “Unique Selling Point” is used to describe a clearly identifiable unique selling proposition that sets a company, organization or brand apart from its direct competitors. Companies and organisations characterise their Unique Selling Point, for example, through a rich tradition, high demands on the...

Unique User (UU)

According to the IFABC Global Web Standards, a Unique User (UU) is a unique user. A Unique User (UU) is identified by assigned IP address. Web pages, on the other hand, can determine a unique user (or Web page visitor) using the Cookies, the user agent, or using registration...

Universal Ad Package (UAP)

The term Universal Ad Package (UAP) is an industry standard for online advertising, primarily concerned with standardizing the various banner formats on the Word Wide Web. By defining four standard formats, it is intended to create a basis for the placement of online advertising banners that can be quickly...

Universal search engine

The related terms universal search engine refer to a certain type of information retrieval and data preparation by search engines. For this purpose, the web crawlers of Google, Bing or DuckDuckGo collect various information in order to present users with a better search result for corresponding entries. Functional principles...

Unix

What is Unix? UNIX is a name for operating systems that are based on the original system of the US telecommunications company AT&T or use parts of this system as a basis. The name is an abbreviation for “Uniplexed Information and Computing Service” and dates back to 1969. The...

Unsubscribe Rate

What is Unsubscribe Rate? The term Unsubscribe Rate describes the number of users who have unsubscribed from a newsletter during a certain period of time. The churn rate is expressed as a percentage and is an important factor in determining customer satisfaction in email marketing. How is the churn...

URL Encoding

The URL is the unique address of a web page. RFC 1738 specifies which characters of the ASCII character set a URL may contain. Characters that are not permitted must be transcoded by URL Encoding. What is URL Encoding? URL Encoding is used to convert invalid characters or special...

URL Shortener (link shortener)

Every web page has its own URL. Depending on how much information is contained in a URL, they consist of several dozen characters and numbers that are difficult to remember. With a URL Shortener (link shortener) long URLs can be shortened. By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s...

Usability Evaluation

What does Usability Evaluation mean ? Usability Evaluation includes all activities and methods that aim to determine the user-friendliness and usability of a product. This can be a website, a software application, a machine, a tool or any other interactive object. The purpose of an evaluation may be to...

Usability-Prozess-Assessments

What does Usability-Prozess-Assessments mean ? Translated, “Usability-Prozess-Assessments” means something like “procedure for assessing usability”. This refers to all test procedures regarding the usability or usability of a product or service. Initial usability tests take place during the development phase of any product or service. Tests are carried out internally...

User Agent

What does User Agent mean ? The User Agent is an identifier that a program uses to log into a web server to request an HTML document. The User Agent is transmitted via the HTTP header. Software products like web browsers or search engine crawlers can be uniquely identified...

User Experience Designer

What is a User Experience Designer? User Experience Designer , also often abbreviated to UX Designer, are concerned with the user-friendly design of websites, web applications and Internet-of-Things applications. They usually work closely with developers. The focus of their work is on positive customer experiences. What skills should a...

User Intent

What does User Intent mean ? The term User Intent refers to the motivation and desired goal behind entering a term into a search engine. The user intention is one of the most decisive factors in the SEO optimization of a website. What are the different types of user...

User Requirements Engineering

What does User Requirements Engineering mean ? User Requirements Engineering is a term from software development and includes the elicitation, analysis, specification and validation of all features of an IT system. Requirements in detail In modern software development, two types of requirements are distinguished, namely: 1. functional requirements: These...