Joomla: the basics about this open source CMS
Joomla – the open source CMS in profile
  • CMS

Over the past few years, Joomla has established itself as one of the most popular content management systems. This is thanks to its extensive basic functions and large number of extensions developed by the Joomla community. Its functions and design modifications give Joomla projects the crucial final flourishes and even enable you to run an online shop on this open source CMS.

Joomla – the open source CMS in profile
Install Joomla on an NGINX Server
Install and Run Joomla on an NGINX Server
  • CMS

This tutorial includes step-by-step instructions for installing Joomla on an NGINX server. Joomla is a popular and award-winning content management system (CMS) which has won over millions of users thanks to its extensibility and ease-of-use.

Install and Run Joomla on an NGINX Server
WordPress table plugins
WordPress table plugins: 6 solutions for your website
  • Blogs

From displaying prices to presenting various offers or products, tables can be used when content needs to be presented in a clear way. With WordPress table plugins you can do exactly that on your website. We show you which plugins are suitable for adding tables to your WordPress sites as well as how it’s possible even without plugins.

WordPress table plugins: 6 solutions for your website
WordPress table of contents
WordPress table of contents: how to add one
  • Blogs

A WordPress table of contents offers many advantages: more clarity, more user-friendliness, and a better ranking in search engines through optimized usability and page structure. A plugin is normally used to create a WordPress table of contents, but with a little skill it is also possible without resorting to a plugin and instead using jump links and a list block.

WordPress table of contents: how to add one
How to delete a WordPress theme
How to delete a WordPress theme
  • Blogs

A WordPress site’s design should match its contents and be changed accordingly if you give your website a makeover, for example. This includes the theme you use. If it’s outdated or superfluous and you therefore want to get rid of it, you may be wondering how to delete a WordPress theme. The dashboard, WP-CLI, or FTP can help you out here. We show you how the process works.

How to delete a WordPress theme
WordPress plugin favorites
WordPress turns 19: our 19 favorite plugins
  • Blogs

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.

WordPress turns 19: our 19 favorite plugins
WordPress themes: elements and structure
WordPress themes: elements and structure
  • Blogs

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.

WordPress themes: elements and structure
WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org
WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org: Which is more suitable for your website?
  • Blogs

The winner of the WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org duel can be decided by carrying out a direct comparison of the two. Which option is more user-friendly, which is more flexible, and for which purposes are the two solutions best suited? In our article, you can find out whether WordPress.com or .org prevails and what differentiates or unites the two.

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org: Which is more suitable for your website?
WooCommerce shortcodes
WooCommerce with shortcodes: Easy integration into WordPress
  • CMS

WooCommerce shortcodes are short commands in square brackets. They are handy and effective when customizing the design of an online shop with WooCommerce. Shortcodes make the work a lot easier. How exactly do they help you to control the processes in your online shop? What sources of error are there? Which additional WooCommerce shortcode plugins are available for WordPress?

WooCommerce with shortcodes: Easy integration into WordPress
HTTP error 500: Internal Server Error
How to fix HTTP 500 internal server error?
  • Technical matters

Error messages when surfing the net are a nuisance for everyone involved, but especially for those who have to find out what the problem is. The search for a solution can be particularly tedious if the status code message barely provides any information on the source of the error. The HTTP error 500 (“Internal Server Error”) is a collective status code. We give you tips on where errors could have...

How to fix HTTP 500 internal server error?

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.