Shopify vs WooCommerce
Shopify vs WooCommerce: a comparison of the ecommerce platforms
  • CMS

Shopify versus WooCommerce: What are their differences, advantages, and disadvantages? Because selecting the right ecommerce platform is paramount for business success, our detailed comparison of these two solutions can help you decide which one is right for you.

Shopify vs WooCommerce: a comparison of the ecommerce platforms
Adding Google Analytics to WordPress
How to add Google Analytics to WordPress
  • Blogs

Adding Google Analytics to WordPress helps you to collect useful information about visitors to your website. This way, you can better pin down your target audience and tailor your marketing strategies to them. Here, we’ll show you how you can add Google Analytics to your WordPress website, and what you have to pay attention to in terms of data protection.

How to add Google Analytics to WordPress
CMS comparison: A review of the best platforms
CMS comparison 2022: The most popular content management systems
  • CMS

Range of functions, ease of use, and technical aspects: If you’re searching for the right content management system (CMS) for your website, many factors must be taken into consideration. Worlds lie between a small blog and a huge company website, but sometimes the same system is behind both. There are countless CMS. In the system comparison for 2022, we introduce you to the most interesting ones.

CMS comparison 2022: The most popular content management systems
504 Gateway Timeout: How to fix it
HTTP 504 (Gateway Timeout): How to fix an error 504
  • Technical matters

If the error message ‘HTTP 504 Gateway Timeout’ appears when you attempt to open a website, it means that the allowed time for responding to browser queries has been exceeded. A lot of the time the culprit is not the web server itself, but instead some other component of the server, i.e. a gateway, which is integral to the path of communication. What does 504 gateway timeout mean? How can you fix...

HTTP 504 (Gateway Timeout): How to fix an error 504
WordPress cache clear
How to clear your WordPress cache with and without plugin
  • Blogs

Caching helps your site load more quickly. This has a positive effect both on user experience and your Google ranking. However, whenever you update or change something on your website, you need to clear the WordPress cache. If you don’t, visitors will see the older, outdated version of your web pages. There are several ways of deleting the WordPress cache. Some require a plugin, others don’t. This...

How to clear your WordPress cache with and without plugin
ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS
ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS: How to fix the error
  • Technical matters

Too many redirects! If a redirect or forwarding to a website does not work properly, your browser will inform you of this error, preventing you from getting stuck in an infinite loop. In our article, you will learn exactly what ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS is, how the problem arises, and what you can do when there are simply too many redirects.

ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS: How to fix the error
ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Error
“ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED”: how to fix this DNS error in the Google Chrome browser
  • Technical matters

Chrome has recently become the most widely used browser in the world. However, this Google application is just as helpless as its competitors Firefox, Opera and Safari when it comes to technical problems on the server or client side. For example, if the domain name cannot be resolved by the DNS, Chrome will simply display the error message “ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED”. In the following article, you...

“ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED”: how to fix this DNS error in the Google Chrome browser
ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID
ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID: understand and fix the error
  • Technical matters

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.

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID: understand and fix the error
MySQL vs. MongoDB
MySQL vs. MongoDB, which database is better?
  • Technical matters

Would you rather relational database management or a flexible NoSQL solution? When choosing the right tool for your data, it’s worth comparing MongoDB vs. MySQL. We’ll show you how the two software solutions differ from each other, what advantages and disadvantages they offer and who could win the MySQL vs. MongoDB duel.

MySQL vs. MongoDB, which database is better?
Joomla backup
How to create a Joomla backup
  • CMS

A strong security plan is essential for the long-term success of any Joomla web project. To ensure that you never entirely lose your project and user data in case of a technical error, creating regular Joomla backups is a solid plan. You can easily restore the old state of your website if anything goes wrong. Let’s look at how to back up Joomla and the various possibilities.

How to create a Joomla backup

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.