Account owner: A Kadanza user that manages the subscription of one or more installations. This type of user also has admin rights.

Admin: Admin is the person that has a large set of permissions and responsibilities within Kadanza. Admins can add and manage users, user profiles, permissions, and more.

Admin console: This is where the tenant owner and the admins can manage their entire installation from spaces to extensions.

Advanced search: It helps users visually build complex search queries containing different parameters

Assets: There can be physical or digital assets. Digital assets are anything in digital form that have value and distinct usage rights via categories.

Avatar: The small icon representing a Kadanza user.

All users: A user group that contains all the users that have access to Kadanza

API: API stands for Application Programming Interface. It is a way of communication between two or more applications.


Brand guidelines: Set of rules that everyone should pay attention to regarding managing a brand. In Kadanza, we created a brand guidelines page as an example to inspire you so feel free to add, change, move or delete these pages and their contents. 


Category: Groups in which assets are bundled to organize your database. Categories are also used to manage asset permissions

Child attribute: An attribute is closely associated with a specific topic/property/characteristic. For example, in Kadanza, you can choose “logo” as the parent category and add subcategories (child attribute), such as black & white logo and colorful logo. It helps you to easily categorize digital assets and find what you’re looking for. So, it is one below the parent attribute.

Collections: Group of assets to easily manage, download and share. You can consider these as your categories.

Components/Content elements: Pieces of content that can be added to your installation to provide the desired content to your stakeholders. All content elements can be configured per space to match the tenant's and space's exact branding.

Core: The Content Management System (CMS) of Kadanza.


Data migration: It is the transfer of data from one existing platform to another.

Default: Preconfigured content, just as it is in the current state but it can be changed within Kadanza to match your branding.

Download queue: It is where the documents and assets that can be downloaded are listed.

Digital Asset Management (DAM): It is software used to manage your digital assets like storing, organizing, and sharing them.  


Editor mode: The editor is where admins create and manage pages and content.

Embed asset: From images to videos, every digital asset can be placed on the platform. Every digital asset in Kadanza can be used or gotten from another service like another DAM application.

Extension: An application that adds extra functionalities to a Kadanza installation. These extensions can be developed in-house as well as by third-party providers.

Entry points: Entry points are referring to the main title that you’d like to open to see the options below. Basically, entry points are the main titles that are shown before the content below.

Export profiles: These are the configured profiles used to export assets or documents. So, you can easily convert your original assets into different file types or sizes.


Guest user: Any anonymous user on the Kadanza platform.


Hard delete: It is the process of removing data completely from the database. When something is hard deleted, it can no longer be restored.

Help layers: An extra layer on the document to help you with understanding the navigation of the page. 


Layouts: This is the place where your branded collateral comes to life in the form of smart templates. Layouts extension is a powerful extension that enables content creation according to your brand guidelines.

Launchpad: It is the place where you see the spaces in your organizations. 


Modal: A dialog box/popup window that is displayed on top of the current page.

Metadata: A set of information/data that describes the asset. 


Ordered list: It defines the order of the items. From numbers to roman numerals everything can be used to specify the order. 


Page template: A combination of content elements and/or widgets prefilled on a page to describe a specific brand element.

Parent attribute: An attribute is closely associated with a specific topic/property/characteristic. For example, in Kadanza, you can choose “logo” as the parent category and add subcategories (child attribute), such as black & white logo and colorful logo. It helps you to easily categorize digital assets and find what you’re looking for.

Permissions: Kadanza offers a very flexible set of permissions based on user groups. Every user in a tenant is a member of at least one user group and can see and do things in the platform based on these groups' permissions. Permissions include rights to view pages and content elements, access categories, availability of downloads and export profiles, etc.


Role: The role of a user inside a tenant. Every role has certain permissions, and the different roles are user, admin, and account owner.


Spaces: This is where the brands, departments, or tools of a tenant are managed.

Software as a Service (SaaS): It is a way of delivering software over the Internet as a service. Most of the time the applications are self-serving.

Soft delete: The assets, documents, and exports are not deleted permanently. They still exist for 30 days and then, it is hard deleted.


Tags: A label that identifies something or gives more information about it. Also referred to as keywords, which can be mainly used for organizing entities.

Tenant admin: A Kadanza user with admin rights. Also, referred to as admin.

Templates: Generic documents with specific content that can be adjusted by the user.


User: Any end-user on a Kadanza installation.

User groups: Specific groups for organizing people to manage permissions, content, and more.

Unordered list: It defines the items without an order. It typically is a bulleted list of items. The order of the item doesn’t matter. 


Watermark: It is used to identify a digital asset by adding various an image. It is important to have for the protection of the asset regarding copyright issues.

Widget: Like content elements, widgets are pieces of application content that can be placed on a page, like the Assets widget, allowing admins to place one or more categories in a specific configuration.

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