sorry for my not good english

I am looking for one word to express the concept of "technical area".

By "technical area" I mean a virtual place (in a web site) where users will find various technical stuff like projects, manuals, drawings, finishes and references about certain products (furnitures).

"technical area" is too long and I am looking for a one word definition (possibly short).

I was looking in various dictionaries but I can't even guess a word since english is not even my mother language.

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    If these technical items are arranged by type, order or reference, you may name the area a 'database'. Alternatively, a 'catalogue', although having one connotation of a list of items typically for purchase, may be used to define a list of ordered items.
    – Csx12
    Apr 16, 2018 at 8:56
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    How about "resources"?
    – Xanne
    Apr 16, 2018 at 9:29

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If 'Technical' is a good descriptor for the content, but you need a short descriptor for a tab, just use 'Technical'. No need to include 'area'; the user will assume 'technical information', 'technical page' or 'technical area' which is fine.

You can then describe it more accurately in the title/page description, e.g. 'Welcome to the Technical Resource Library', etc.

Edit: I don't recommend the word domain, which has a specific meaning in the context of websites. In my opinion, better options are 'library' (if primarily documents), 'database' (if primarily tabular data) or 'resources'/'resource centre' (if they're in mixed formats).


Domain Someone who knows a lot about an area of interest may be called a domain-expert. The domain is their home territory.

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    What? I thought that Question had no useful Answer, until I saw Aethelbald's wholly reasonable suggestion. Please, un-downvote that! May 1, 2018 at 20:22
  • @Robbie, It is in fact a correct answer. In high-level business systems design, someone has to represent each of the different interested parties. They are often referred to as domain experts.
    – Aethelbald
    May 3, 2018 at 7:10
  • of course they are and would you mind translating that into everyday English, or do you insists it's a specialised realm? May 3, 2018 at 21:56
  • @Robbie, my response as new answer. Apologies to all who are shocked, shocked by this transgression and who need to get a life.
    – Aethelbald
    May 5, 2018 at 8:17

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