Common Acronyms and Abbreviations Wiki


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For those just getting their feet wet or whose first language isn't English.

This wiki can be edited by anyone in the community. If the acronym/abbreviation you are looking for is not in this list, please request an explanation in a post below and I'm sure the community will give you the answer you need. Just remember to edit this initial post with the answer so others can benefit. I split the list below with technology based abbreviations and social ones.

Please try to keep the list in alphabetical order.

TECHNOLOGY:

API - Application Programming Interface
ARP - Address Resolution Protocol

DDNS - Dynamic Domain Name Service
DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DNS - Domain Name Service

GH - Google Home

HE - Hubitat Elevation
HSM - Hubitat Safety Monitor

IFTTT - If This Then That
IP - Internet Protocol

LAN - Local Area Network
LCM - Lock Code Manager

ML - Motion Lighting

NR - NodeRed

OZWCP - Open Z-Wave Control Panel

PB - Private Boolean
PLM - PowerLinc Modem
PWS - Personal Weather Station

RM - Rule Machine
RPi - Raspberry Pi

SL - Simple Lighting
ST - SmartThings

TTS - Text To Speech

VLAN - Virtual Local Area Network
VPN - Virtual Private Network

WAN - Wide Area Network
WC - WebCore
WU - Weather Underground

ZHA - ZigBee Home Automation
ZLL - ZigBee Light Link

SOCIAL:

AFAIK - As Far As I Know

BTW - By The Way

FKA - Formerly Known As

FWIW - For What It's Worth

HAF - Husband Acceptance Factor

IDK - I Dont Know
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly

LMAO - Laughing My A** Off
LOL - Laughing Out Loud

RTFM - Read The F&$@ Manual

SWMBO - She Who Must Be Obeyed

TL;DR - Too Long. Didn't Read

WAF - Wife Acceptance Factor

YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary


Is correct to use abbreviations on this Forum or Community?
Can outside temperature be used as a condition