The federated wiki has been implemented on top of services provided by the internet, the world-wide-web and the various browsers built for it.
The sharing on the internet is based on cooperating servers identified by registration and agreeing on protocols.
Site a location serving wiki pages and related services.
Server a program that persists, delivers and edits pages.
Farm a server configured to host multiple sites.
Host a computer configured to run servers.
Port a mechanism for addressing servers on a host.
Domain Name identifies a site to a client.
Subdomain a domain name nested within another.
Wildcard a collection of subdomains resolved by a farm.
The web adopts conventions by which servers and browsers cooperate. A web application extends this cooperation to provide additional browsing and editing capability.
Origin the site that launches a client application.
Remote pages come from sites other than our origin.
CORS cross-origin resource sharing.
Request to a server regarding web content.
AJAX request made to a server by a web application.
JSON a portable version wiki pages and other content.
Cache a temporary store of pages and programs.
Sitemap a summary of wiki pages available on a site.
Plugin code that renders a particular item type.
Storage Name pseudonym for places to find pages.