WordPress 5.1 released
After the last release of WordPress 5.0.3 was rather a maintenance version, now follows the first larger release: WordPress 5.1
An Overview over WordPress 5 and Gutenberg
WordPress 5 and the new editor Gutenberg in the final version are here! In this article you will learn what's new and how to build great websites with the new editor Gutenberg...
First steps with Gutenberg
Here you will learn how to add Gutenberg as a plug-in in older WordPress installations and how to create your page with Gutenberg...
Install WordPress and connect to domain
WordPress makes it easy to create stunning websites and blogs. Flexible, modern themes let you control the look and feel of your website and tell your story the way you want it. Start here...
Tips for choosing the right domain name
With a suitable domain suitable for your company you will be found faster and easier and can thus increase the success of your site.
WordPress Website moves to 1&1 IONOS
You can move your WordPress Web site from another vendor to 1&1 IONOS. Your themes, plugins, posts, comments, categories and keywords will be fully adopted. You can find out how to do this in this article.
Copy WordPress website and safely test locally
In this tutorial, we'll show you how to create a local copy of your WordPress Web site.
GDPR compliant spam protection for WordPress
The anti-spam plugin Akismet has already been criticized in the past for giving data protection a rather low priority. In fact, it sends spam check comments, including personal data, directly to Automattic. In this article we show you an alternative.
Create a travel blog with WordPress: erkunde-die-welt.de
"The greatest sight there is is the world - look at it!" - was how the German writer Kurt Tucholsky expressed himself about travelling. In this article, we will show you a concrete example of what you should keep in mind when creating your own blog ...
Understand version numbers of apps, themes and plugins
We see version numbers with every update - no matter if we install plugins, themes or a CMS like WordPress or Joomla! In this article you will find out what is behind it.
Using Local Google Fonts (Web Fonts) for WordPress
On 25.05.2018 the new data protection basic regulation (GDPR) came into force. This changes a lot for you as a website operator. This also applies to the Google web fonts that you use in your WordPress installation. You can find out how to use Google Fonts GDPR compliant here.
Protect WordPress login (wp-admin): rename wp-login
Learn how you can significantly improve the security of your WordPress Web site in minutes by changing the login URL to the administration area of your WordPress Web site.
Protect WordPress login (wp-admin): .htaccess password/directory protection
Learn how to effectively protect the administration area of your WordPress blog from hackers and brute force attacks with .htaccess directory protection.
Reset WordPress Admin Password
You can no longer log in to the admin area of your website and password recovery via e-mail does not work? How to change your admin password with phpMyAdmin in the database is explained in this article.
WordPress Use Case: E-commerce Site
WordPress is a popular CMS web platform and blogging platform which can be extended thanks to its large library of plug-ins. In this use case we will explore using WordPress to host and manage an e-commerce website.
How to Install and Run WordPress on a Linux Cloud Server
Learn how to install and run WordPress on a 1&1 IONOS Linux server. With this guide you can easily install WordPress on a Linux 1&1 Cloud Server.
Fix a WordPress "White Page" Error
Also known as the "White Screen of Death" or the "Blank Page" problem, this WordPress error will cause a plain white screen to appear instead of your normal WordPress website or admin area. Learn how to investigate and troubleshoot this issue.
Customize WordPress access rights and roles granularly: 6 plugin recommendations
Websites with larger content teams often do not have enough WordPress functionality. Extended functions are needed to adjust rights and roles exactly and to flexibly control the presentation of authors. In this article we make recommendations.
Plan and automatically publish WordPress posts
You want to publish your posts regularly and always at the same time? We introduce a plugin with which you can automatically publish your contributions at a later date.
Deactivating WordPress Maintenance Mode
When you update WordPress, your Web site briefly goes into maintenance mode. If there are problems with the update or a timeout, the website may get stuck in maintenance mode. In this case you and your visitors will only see a white page with the message to come back at a later time. There is a simple solution to this problem...
Repairing broken links of a WordPress installation
To repair broken links after moving your WordPress website, after a domain change, or if you want to use a local copy for testing purposes.
Automatically mark contributions with keywords
Keywords (tags) are important components of your contributions. They describe the content of your website and help to group related content. This article explains how you can automatically add keywords to articles.
Install and manage WordPress plugins
With plugins you can extend your WordPress installation very flexibly. Plugins are available for many categories. You can find out how to install, update, deactivate and delete plugins here.
Activate WordPress theme and plug-in editor
When you set up your WordPress installation with our Click & Buildapplications, we make some settings and add features to make creating your website easier and safer. For example, we disable the theme and plugin editors. This article explains how you can reactivate the Theme and Plugin Editor afterwards.
Checklist: Preparing to change your WordPress theme
With just a few clicks you can change your WordPress theme. Since all themes have different functions and areas (e.g. for widgets), there are a few things you should keep in mind and plan ahead - especially if you are using a highly customized theme. This is the best way to prepare for the change of theme.
Upload and install WordPress themes
In this article you will learn how to upload a WordPress theme in .zip format and install it manually.
Customize and extend WordPress editor with TinyMCE
An optimized editor offers you exactly the functions you need for your contributions. It helps you to concentrate on the essentials and to work effectively. In this article you will learn how to adapt the WordPress editor to your needs with TinyMCE.
Create contact forms for your WordPress Web site
A well done contact form does not only allow your visitors to contact you! It is a valuable tool for you to manage enquiries and to understand the needs and wishes of your visitors through surveys and predefined answers. In this article you will learn how to create a good contact form.
Install WordPress on Windows Server 2016
Learn how to install WordPress on a server with 1&1 Windows Server 2016, using Microsoft's free Web Platform Installer (Web PI) tool.
Fix WordPress "Memory Exhausted" Error by Increasing PHP Memory Limit
Learn how to fix the WordPress "Allowed memory size of ____ bytes exhausted" error by increasing the PHP memory limit on your 1&1 Cloud Server running Linux.
How to fix "Error establishing a database connection" WordPress
Learn how to fix "Error establishing a database connection" for WordPress. With this guide you can easily fix the error and make your WordPress reachable again.
How to Install and Configure Apache for WordPress
Learn How to install and configure apache for WordPress. With this guide we will show you how to install and setup Apache for a WordPress installation.
How to Change Your WordPress Username and Password
Learn how to change your WordPress username and password. With this guide we will show you how to easily change your WordPress username and/or password.