A person who uses Plucky, has an account on, and has a supporter to approve expedite requests. E.g., if Peter is one of your approvees, you can approve or reject his expedite requests.
A person who can approve expedite requests for an approvee through, but who can not see the configuration(s) of the approvee (for that, see inspector).
A group of users who have accounts on in which all members can approve expedite requests for other members of the group except themselves. Expedite requests from a new member will only be approvable by the cohort after the new member’s delay has elapsed. See cohorts.
Commands are short pieces of text that you can type into a console window to configure Plucky. All Plucky commands start with pluck. See command line basics.
A named collection of Plucky figs (plucky configuration items). A configuration may be local or remote. A local configuration exists only on a device, and it is not synchronized with anything. A remote configuration is one that exists on, and may be assigned to a device (see main configuration below). A remote configuration may be modified either through the users site interface or on any device that uses the configuration and that has the same owner as the configuration. See how to synchronize configurations for how to do this.
A console (AKA a console window, a command prompt, or a terminal) is a window in which you type commands. See how to open a console.
A number of seconds, minutes, hours, or days that must elapse before configuration changes that allow the user more access become effective. See delay.
A physical device such as a computer or a smart phone. Exception: Plucky Lite “devices” are merely browsers.
See host.
The button a Plucky user pushes to request that a change to a Plucky configuration be expedited, which means letting their supporter peruse and approve the change through See expedite.
Features are special Plucky options that you can enable to make Plucky behave differently. All features are disabled by default, but the majority of users are expected to enable the system feature. See features.
A Plucky configuration item. The most common type of fig is a rule. See figs (plucky configuration items).
Currently, the only type of group is a cohort (so groups and cohorts are synonymous).
An older term for a supporter.
A host name is most often seen as the name at the start of a url immediately following https://. For example, is the host for the following url: Synonymous with “hostname”, “host name”, and “domain” and “domain name”. See also subdomain.
To cause the rules from the imported configuration to be effectively added to the rules in the importing configuration. For example, if you import Peter’s configuration into your configuration, all of the rules in Peter’s configuration are effectively added to your configuration, although they aren’t displayed individually in your configuration. See imports.
A synonym for import.
A person who uses Plucky, has an account on, and wants other users (their inspector) to be able to approve their expedite requests and see their configuration history. See also approvee.
A person or group on that can both see the configurations of and approve expedite requests for an approvee.
main configuration
A configuration assigned to one or more devices.
media type
A code that refers to a particular kind of media. Media types are used in Plucky rules to allow or block particular kinds of media, like images or videos. See media types.
primary configuration
The oldest general configuration assigned to any of your devices.
A restricted device is one that is not permitted to change its own configuration. Its configuration may only be changed on by the owner of the device. See restricted devices.
A rule is a short piece of text tells Plucky to allow or block a particular website, page, program, etc. See rules.
A subdomain is a domain name that consists of a series of characters followed by a . followed by another domain name. For example, the is a subdomain of and is a subdomain of
An approver or an inspector.
The address of a single web page. They look something like this: See also host.

Last updated: 2022-11-10