WordPress: Caching plug-ins
The best WordPress caching plugins compared
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Fast websites don’t just make users happy, Google and other search engines also rank them higher in search results than slower sites. You can significantly improve your WordPress website’s performance by using a WordPress caching plug-in. There are different features that can help you optimize your site. Here, you'll find a comparison of the four best WordPress caching plug-ins.

The best WordPress caching plugins compared
"Error establishing a database connection" | Explanation & solution
How to fix "Error establishing a database connection" in WordPress
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"Error establishing a database connection": this WordPress database error can drive website operators and internet users mad! What do you do when your WordPress site displays this error message? We explain how to locate the error and which steps you need to take to fix it. Our instructions will help you to understand why this error occurs and what you have to do in order to make your website work...

How to fix "Error establishing a database connection" in WordPress
WordPress blog
How to start a Blog on WordPress
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A WordPress blog is like a diary in digital guise. But how do you create a blog with WordPress? How is a blog hosted? And which domain name is the right one? What are the technical, content, and legal details to consider when setting up a WordPress blog? Read on to find out how you can inspire readers with your content.

How to start a Blog on WordPress
What is a blog?
What is a blog?
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We all know what they look like. Maybe you regularly read blogs on fashion, books, or cooking yourself. But what is a blog? And is it any different to a website? If you’re new to the world of blogging, fear not. This article contains everything you need to know – the types of blogs that exist, how a blog works, and how you can start a successful blog yourself.

What is a blog?
Use WordPress on a Cloud Server With Plesk
How to install WordPress in Plesk
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For any Cloud Server with Plesk, applications like WordPress should always be installed through the Plesk interface. Follow the instructions in this tutorial to learn how to install and run WordPress on a Plesk server.

How to install WordPress in Plesk
Set a WordPress home page
How to set up a home page in WordPress
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You can influence your visitors’ first impression of your WordPress site by setting a page as your home page. As the first point of contact and the business card for your website, the choice of start page makes a significant difference. Whether you want a static or dynamic home page, we’re here to show you how to set an individual page to be your WordPress home page.

How to set up a home page in WordPress
SEO plug-ins for WordPress
These are the best WordPress SEO plugins
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The WordPress directory contains a huge number of SEO plug-ins that offer a large variety of features and functions. But what should a good WordPress SEO plug-in be able to do? And how do you decide which one best suits your needs? If you’re looking for answers to those questions, you’re in the right place. We’re going to take a look at three plug-ins that make optimizing your site for search...

These are the best WordPress SEO plugins
Protect WordPress admin-login with htaccess
How to protect WordPress login with .htaccess
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Learn how to effectively protect the administration area of your WordPress blog from hackers and brute force attacks with .htaccess directory protection.

How to protect WordPress login with .htaccess
Instructions for disabling WordPress comments
How to disable comments in WordPress
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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...

How to disable comments in WordPress
How to start a travel blog
How to start a Travel Blog
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Travel is your passion? Want to keep friends and family updated or inspire others to travel? You can start a travel blog to feature insights, travel photos, and videos detailing your adventures. Read on and find out what’s important when creating a travel blog and what tricks there are to find and structure the right topics and content.

How to start a Travel Blog

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.