Glossary term: Accessory

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On UBOS, an Accessory is a software module that adds to or modifies the functionality of an App.

Accessories includes things such as plugins, themes, skins, extensions, add-ons and the like. UBOS uses the term “Accessory” as a consistent, common term for all of those.

Examples for what UBOS would call Accessories are:

  • themes or skins that change the graphic layout of Wordpress;
  • a module that requires users to fill out a captcha before they can register for a wiki;
  • a module that adds a Facebook Like button to an App.

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