Composr

Composr 10: ocPortal’s WordPress alternative

The UK-based CMS ocPortal has undergone a rebrand: presenting Composr 10. Following in the footsteps of ocPortal 9, this CMS offers an all-in-one solution for web presences, with no need for extensions or templates. But who is Composr 10 suited to? And how does it compare to the CMS market leaders?

What is InnoDB?

InnoDB – the best storage engine for MySQL?

InnoDB is currently the default storage engine for MySQL and is recommended for most use cases. The company behind it was acquired by Oracle Systems a number of years ago, and the software is known in particular for being a transaction-safe storage engine. In this article, we’re going to look at some of the features of InnoDB and how it’s different from MyISAM, the previous software.

Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra: distributed management of large databases

Apache Cassandra is a column-oriented database management system based on NoSQL. It offers options for horizontal scaling so that you can add any number of individual nodes. Cassandra was originally developed for Facebook, but it is now used by many social networks and scientific institutions that manage large amounts of data. In the following article, we’ll introduce you to this system.

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID: understand and fix the error

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID is an error message shown by Chrome when there are problems with a website’s security certificate. This error message prevents you from accidentally visiting an unsafe website and it keeps visitors safe from third parties trying to steal their data. Here is how to fix the error with different methods.

What is an Authorisation Code?

Authorization Code or EPP code for domain transfers

The Auth Code (short for Authorization Code) or AuthInfo Code is required when you want to move your domain to another provider. By requesting the code, the new provider can ensure that you are the registered user of the domain. It is crucial that you keep this information private. The Auth Code is the key to your domain.

MariaDB Galera Clusters

Galera Cluster for MariaDB: an overview

When it comes to running and managing a Database Management System, synchronizing all the interlinked databases is one of the most important and one of the most laborious tasks. However, if you use MariaDB, the Galera Cluster software for Linux can help with this task. It works by distributing database transactions to all the specified servers in real time, optimizing use of resources in the...

WordPress: Instagram plug-ins

The best WordPress Instagram plug-ins in comparison

Approximately one third of all websites are created with WordPress. The content management system offers a wide range of possible functions with its numerous plug-ins. There is also a large selection of WordPress Instagram plug-ins. These plug-ins allow you to embed your Instagram feed in WordPress in just a few clicks. Find out how to choose the right Instagram plug-in for your needs.

How to create a WordPress child theme

What are WordPress child themes and how do you create them?

Using a WordPress child theme means you can make changes to your main theme without any risk of them being overwritten if the theme is updated. If you’re planning to make major changes to the CSS or the structure of your layout, it’s definitely worth creating a WordPress child theme. Let’s take a look at the key components of child themes and how they work.

Instructions for disabling WordPress comments

How to disable comments in WordPress

WordPress was originally designed as a blogging tool, so comments were very important for users. Nowadays, however, all kinds of different websites are created using WordPress, so it’s understandable that not everyone needs this feature. Fortunately, it’s very easy to disable comments in WordPress. You can turn off comments for individual pages or posts or for your entire website. Keep reading to...

WordPress Multisite

Installing WordPress Multisite

WordPress Multisite lets you set up and centrally manage a network of various WordPress websites. As the super administrator, you are in control of this network. For example, you can determine the basic design of the website or assign administrator permissions. Here, you will learn how to install WordPress Multisite with step-by-step instructions and how it can save you both time and money.

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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