Shopify vs. Magento

Shopify vs. Magento: Both solutions compared

Having your own online store is an excellent option for those who want to sell their products to a wider audience. However, the tech behind your own e-commerce ideas can be tricky and requires the right software – which is easier said than done, but Shopify and Magento make it easier. Here’s a comparison of the two.

WordPress newsletter plugins compared

WordPress newsletter plugins compared

Email marketing is a proven way to keep customers or users up to date – even in times of social media. WordPress newsletter plugins are the perfect tools to create digital newsletters and integrate them into your project. Read on to find out more about the best extensions for your privacy-compliant WordPress newsletter.  

WordPress plugins for securing your website

The best WordPress backup plugins

If you have invested a lot of time and effort in your WordPress project, you should ensure you have an adequate backup solution. With a WordPress backup plugin, you can manage how your data is backed up in the popular content management system to counteract data loss in the long run. Why are these extensions so important? And which plugins are available?

WordPress themes: The best designs for your website

The best WordPress themes: free and premium

In addition to the right content, the design of your website must also fit the topic. The CMS WordPress is well-known for enabling you to change the look of your website with just a few clicks. This is even easier with the right WordPress theme. However, the range of templates available is huge. We present the best WordPress themes!

Vendor Lock-In

What is vendor lock-in and how can you avoid it?

The term vendor lock-in has traditionally been used in connection with the use of proprietary software. But vendor lock-in also plays a crucial role in the age of the cloud. How exactly does vendor lock-in happen and what measures can a company take to protect itself? Read on to find out how to prevent it.

WordPress vs Joomla

WordPress vs Joomla: CMS in comparison

All CMS come with their own strengths and weaknesses. Should you go for WordPress or Joomla? The differences between the two CMS lie in user friendliness, security, and the available templates, plug-ins, and other extensions. Keep reading to find out which system is best suited to your needs.

Embed a video in WordPress

Embed a video in WordPress – here’s how it works

Video content adds the finishing touches to your WordPress site. Now more than ever before, videos are in high demand. They’re not only eye-catching but also deliver important content. In this article, we’ll discuss the various options to embed videos in WordPress and show you how WordPress video plugins work.

Shopify alternatives

Which Shopify alternatives are there?

Never has it been so easy to create an online store. Often, a few steps are all it takes. Shopify has perfected simple configuration and is now a top player in the online shop software market. But depending on your needs and wishes, alternative software may be more suitable for you and your web shop. In this article, we round up the best Shopify alternatives.

Hosting

The IONOS Web Hosting Guide: advice for website administration

Hosting an internet presence (web hosting) is getting easier and easier thanks to the variety of tools and increasingly user-friendly content management systems. But it’s still good to familiarize yourself with the finer points of online service administration: and this is where our Web Hosting Guide comes in. In our Digital Guide to hosting, you’ll find in-depth information and recommendations on programs, tools, plugins as well as general hosting tips. These useful articles are designed for all levels, from beginners to professional users: with relevant content and comprehensive detail, the IONOS Web Hosting Guide offers expert knowledge to a broad readership.

CMS, blogs, and technical matters

The ‘Hosting’ category is one of six sections of the IONOS Digital Guide. This is then split into three further subcategories: ‘CMS’, ‘Blogs’, and ‘Technical matters’. The first of these is devoted to content management systems, looking at the considerable number of options available for website creation and administration. The ‘Blogs’ subcategory offers advice and guidance on the establishment and operation of a successful weblog. Here, we also introduce the many extensions and tweaks available for the most widely used blogging and CMS application of all – WordPress. Our final section focuses on information and tips on ‘Technical matters’. This subcategory explores the different sorts of web hosting, the various programs which lighten your web hosting workload, new hosting opportunities, and everything else you need to know about the administration of internet resources.

From beginner to expert: hosting tips for every ability

Our Web Hosting Guide isn’t just for checking basic requirements and techniques of site administration – trained professionals can also expand upon their existing knowledge by reading our articles. Articles like ‘What is shared hosting?’ or our ‘Blog with success’ series are suitable for readers who are new to web hosting, whereas specific posts like ‘Indexing management with robots.txt’ or ‘The top ten .htaccess tricks’ require prior knowledge and experience. This variety makes our Web Hosting Guide attractive and accessible for anyone interested in website administration. Whether you’re a small to medium-sized enterprise, a blogger, a developer, or simply a technology enthusiast: IONOS has got you covered.


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