WordPress sitemap
Create a WordPress sitemap: better with plugins
  • Blogs

A WordPress sitemap improves the search engine ranking of a website by providing structured data. But how can you implement one quickly and what features does WordPress provide to this end? A WordPress plugin is the quickest option to install a sitemap. Our guide reveals how to implement a WordPress sitemap and which parameters are relevant for Google and other search engines.

Create a WordPress sitemap: better with plugins
Install MySQL-MariaDB
Install and Use MySQL/MariaDB
  • Technical matters

MySQL/MariaDB is one of the most popular relational databases. Under Linux, it is easy to install and manage via the terminal. Find out how to install Mysql with this article’s step by step instructions. We will also show you the basic commands so that you can create your first custom database. What are you waiting for?

Install and Use MySQL/MariaDB
What is WordPress?
What is WordPress?
  • Blogs

Anyone who deals with websites will have heard about WordPress. Over 455 million websites have been created with the content management system. The free open-source software makes professionals’ lives easier by enabling them to create websites without any programming skills. We’ll explain what WordPress is and how it came about.

What is WordPress?
WooCommerce payments
WooCommerce payments: default types and other payment gateways
  • CMS

For a smooth checkout experience that appeals to many customers, it is recommended to set up different payment methods in WooCommerce. WooCommerce offers different methods by default but you can add other payment gateways, too. Find out more about available payment gateways, their advantages and disadvantages, and the top WooCommerce payment providers.

WooCommerce payments: default types and other payment gateways
How to change WordPress fonts
How to change WordPress fonts
  • Blogs

Changing the fonts in WordPress — you’d think that’s no big deal. In practice, however, it quickly becomes clear: The topic is way more complex than it seems. When it comes to adding a new font, an admin usually has to get involved. Changing the font size or color in WordPress is possible for users. Unfortunately, there’s also a lot you can do wrong. We show you how to do it correctly.

How to change WordPress fonts
WordPress news plugins
The best WordPress news plugins
  • Blogs

WordPress news plugins let you display news prominently on your site or tease reports in an exciting way. These plugins are therefore not only suitable for news sites. In our article, we’ll show you which news plugins for WordPress are recommended and what distinguishes the best from the rest. Read on to find out more.

The best WordPress news plugins
Drupal alternatives
Drupal alternatives: powerful CMSs with online stores compared
  • CMS

These days you do not need programming skills to design your own website. Website builders like Drupal allow beginners to achieve professional looking results with minimal effort. Similarly, many alternatives to Drupal also incorporate eCommerce solutions. This way, website and online stores can be managed directly via a single provider, making it easier to keep track of costs.

Drupal alternatives: powerful CMSs with online stores compared
Joomla alternatives
Joomla Alternatives: An overview of the best content management systems
  • CMS

A powerful CMS like Joomla offers its users many functions and free extensions. Other providers, on the other hand, score points with simple modular systems, individual design options, or particularly simple workflows. We present current CMS solutions that in terms of functionality and design options are in no way inferior to Joomla. Read on for our Joomla Alternatives.

Joomla Alternatives: An overview of the best content management systems
WooCommerce pricing
WooCommerce pricing: How much does WooCommerce cost?
  • CMS

WooCommerce may be free, but that doesn’t mean it incurs no charges. Users who create an online store using the free WordPress plugin WooCommerce will incur a number of WooCommerce charges. To plan costs properly, users should be aware of WooCommerce pricing upfront. Our overview breaks down all the costs – from SSL certificates, to hosting and plugins.

WooCommerce pricing: How much does WooCommerce cost?
WordPress login how-to
How to log in to WordPress: WordPress admin login
  • Blogs

WordPress is a flexible content management system that can be extended and configured in many ways. However, it can be confusing when features differ between different WordPress installations. Our article shows what pitfalls there are with WordPress login, and explain how to simplify WordPress login as a user or admin.

How to log in to WordPress: WordPress admin login

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.