VMware created a very lean, secure, and powerful Linux distribution for container virtualization: Photon OS. It has been optimized for the parent company’s platforms. We’ll explain what Photon OS is, what advantages and disadvantages the operating system has, and when you’d want to use it. Read our article to find out more.
From boosting security and privacy to web development – there are plenty of useful WordPress plugins. Almost any conceivable field of application is now covered by the plethora of practical extensions. To celebrate the 19th birthday of the CMS, IONOS has decided to share its favorite plugins and you might be surprised.
A WhatsApp web video call is not yet one of the features of the popular messenger service’s web version. However, those who use the desktop version have been able to make WhatsApp desktop video calls since 2021. All it takes is a WhatsApp account, a connected smartphone, and a QR code. We explain how to make a WhatsApp video call on PC.
The blog software, WordPress, has many strengths, one of them being that design and layout can be separated from the program core. This allows users to customize the appearance of website content using themes without having to interfere with the actual software. Here, we explain the function of WordPress themes, their components, and their structure.
If you want your business to be successful online there is no getting around Google. The magic term is search engine optimization (SEO), and up until a few years ago this marketing knowledge was kept a secret. Now there are many practical tools that can help get you gain a better overview of the keywords, rankings, and performance of your website and can even be used by beginners.
Files can be made available on and transmitted via the Internet with the WebDAV protocol. It is one of many protocols with this feature and an extension of the well-known Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). We answer the most important questions regarding WebDAV and explain, among other things, how it enables users to create and move documents on servers.
The Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is one of the oldest and simplest network protocols. It allows two systems to exchange files on the local area network without having to establish a connection beforehand. To do this, TFTP uses the connectionless transport protocol UDP, which serves as an alternative to the more common yet more complex TCP. What other features set the TFTP protocol apart,...
What is server name identification, really? Encryption technologies play a big role when it comes to surfing on the net. Credit card data and other personal information must not fall into the hands of criminals. For now, TLS is one of the protocols used for this purpose. But it has a disadvantage: it only functions when each IP address only hosts one domain. If multiple virtual services are...
What do you need a localhost for? Sometimes it can be useful to communicate with yourself. This is known as a loopback in network technology: instead of feeding a request to the network – e.g. the internet – you instead keep it within your system, subsequently stimulating a network connection. We will explain how the connection to 127.0.0.1 works, and what you can use localhost for.
When loading websites various errors can happen. One such error is “Server error in '/' application”. The server-side error prevents the website from loading. In this article you will learn what the application error is and how to fix the “Server error in '/' application” so that the website can load. Read on for more.