Is the name used for smaller pieces of code inserted into the child theme functions file, or even better into its own custom functions plugin independent of the theme.
A good article to check out:
I have come across a few sites that specilize in posting snippets.
Check out this video: Russell Aaron: Where Does My Code Go? Plugin or Theme?
There is also a Code Snippet plugin to where one can add snippets. It looks interesting I think I might test it out.
I have gathered a lot of code snippets which I also plan on placing into a custom functions plugin which then can be added to any theme I use.
Some custom function code snippets plugins to check out today are: