Enablix Glossary

We realize that there are some terms that are unique to Enablix, so we thought we'd give you a tour of some of the most common terms and concepts that you'll see.

Common Terms

Asset - An Asset is an individual unit of content. For example, if you add a case study file to Enablix, that is considered a single content asset. Since Enablix supports files, URLs, and text, you can have non-file based assets.  You can also have an asset which includes both a file and a URL. For example, you captured a webinar on Enablix and include the PowerPoint file and the URL of the audio recording. 

Content Type - A Content Type, as its name implies, defines the type of an asset. Every asset in Enablix has a Content Type (Blog, eBook, Sales Pitch Deck, etc.). A Content Type helps organize your content library - making it easier for your team to find what they're looking for.

Attributes - The structure of a Content Type. When creating a new Content Type, you will assign the Content Type's Attributes. Attributes can be many things but common ones are: File and or URL for the asset, Description, Excerpt, etc. Attributes are customizable.

Metadata - We refer to Content Types, Categories, Labels, and Properties as the Metadata.

Categories - Categories are the different ways you segment your company's business. For instance, if you are a B2B software product company, you may have multiple solutions and target different regions and industries. In this example, your categories are Solutions, Regions, and Industries. 

Labels - Labels are individual values in a defined Category. Let's take the example of Industries Category. Say you sell your solution in HealthCare, Financial Services & Retail Industries. Then your Labels are HealthCareFinancial Services, and Retail for the Industries Category. 

Properties - Properties store information about your company's marketing's and sales processes. Some of the commonly used properties are Business RolesImage TypesCase Study Types, etc.

Access - Access is an attribute of an asset that allows Enablix customers to define access values for that asset. Marketers and other application owners may want to restrict access to an asset. For instance, a user belonging to customer success may not need to see assets meant for sales.

Default Shareable Value - Can be Externally Shareable or Internal & Confidential. This makes it so users can or cannot share assets outside of the organization.

Links - Links in Enablix are trackable URLs for content assets. Marketers and sellers can share assets with their prospects and customers by sharing links to the content assets. 

Content Kits - A Content Kit is a Content Type that is a collection of other content assets. You can create Content Kits to group related assets together for your team to view (think assets related to new product launches, sales kits/playbooks, event information, etc.).

Microsite - An external facing web page constructed with external facing assets. Sales and marketing users use content pages to share content externally with prospects, customers, and other constituents (think Account Hubs, Sell Pages, Customer Hubs, etc.).

Thumbnail - Thumbnail is a thumbnail image of a Content Asset. Enablix generates thumbnail images, where possible. It also has a library of default thumbnail images if it cannot generate one. You can configure certain Content Types to support a custom thumbnail image. 

Asset Preview - Enablix generates previews for file, URL and text content. This allows users to review the content of a file or a URL without downloading/opening the file/URL. 

Web View - Used in the context of links for file-based assets. A Web View is a web-based view of a file asset that a user can share with a prospect or a customer. A Web View helps Enablix track content engagement. 

Feedback - Specific type of comment that Enablix supports to track feedback from users.

User Administration

System Role - System role defines the system rights for a user. Commonly used system roles in Enablix are Administrator, Consumer, Approved Contributor, Partner User, etc. Based on the system role of a user, a user can access different function in the Enablix application. Additionally access values can restrict or permit access to content assets based on a user's system roles. 

Business Role - Business role defines the functional role of a user in Enablix. Commonly used business roles are Marketing, Sales, IT, Customer Success, Leadership, etc. Business roles can be used to control personalization, control access to content assets, and for reporting purposes.  

Application User Interface Terms

Homepage - A Homepage is made up of vertically arranged sections. You can manage the sections on the Homepage to showcase important assets to the users. To learn more, check out our help articles for Configuring Homepage.

User Settings - A signed in user can access their settings in the User Profile section of the application (clicking on the icon in the upper-right hand corner). 

Company Settings  - An Administrator can manage the different application configuration and management tasks in the Company Settings section of the application. 

Insights - Insights is where one can access all the reports in Enablix. Insights also gives access to the Audit Trail of the activity in the application. 

Content Manager - Content manager is where users and administrators can manage workflow and content related tasks. To learn more, check out the help article Introduction to Content Manager.

My Content - Private content managed by the user on Enablix. To learn more, check out this help article about My Content.

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