Shifter Glossary of Terms

Commonly used words in the Shifter platform

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Written by Tomohyco Tsunoda
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A Record

Type of domain record where the value is a static IP address.


Type of domain name such as, but the value is treated like a CNAME record.


The static version of your WordPress site created by Shifter's static site generator.


Type of domain such as, where the value is masked and mapped to another name like


Stack of artifacts which are published or ready to be.


The Shifter Dashboard accessible at, where you can manage and control all your WordPress sites hosted on Shifter.

Publish / Published Artifact

The Artifact you select as your live site. This is public-facing to the internet for anyone to see.

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