Magento alternatives
Magento alternatives compared: the best online store solutions
  • CMS

Magento is one of the most widely used eCommerce solutions. However, there are a few competitive providers that can keep up with the top dog in terms of functionality. Individual providers differ in functional scope and pricing. For a comprehensive overview, we have compiled the top Magento alternatives. Read on to find out more.

Magento alternatives compared: the best online store solutions
WooCommerce alternatives
A detailed look at WooCommerce alternatives
  • CMS

The demands that different-sized stores place on a good e-commerce software vary greatly. As such, in addition to the popular software WooCommerce, there may be other alternatives that are better suited to individual stores. In this article you will find out what alternatives there are to WooCommerce, what makes them stand out, and to which stores the individual options are best suited.

A detailed look at WooCommerce alternatives
WordPress meta description
How to add a meta description in WordPress
  • Blogs

Appropriate meta descriptions for a WordPress site allow users to find and visit your sites faster and more frequently. It’s no wonder then that adding a meta description in WordPress is a recommended practice. Learn how to create meta descriptions for WordPress, what you should consider, and what makes for a good description.

How to add a meta description in WordPress
WordPress: AMP Plugins
AMP in WordPress: The best WordPress AMP plugins
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AMP WordPress plugins provide faster loading speeds for your WordPress sites on mobile devices. Whether users open your website on smartphones or on tablets, you can ensure optimal functionality with a WordPress AMP plugin. There are many extensions, but which one is really worth it? We provide you with an overview of the best AMP plugins for WordPress.

AMP in WordPress: The best WordPress AMP plugins
WordPress: Page Builder
What are the best WordPress page builders?
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Back in the days, website design relied on elaborate programming. Nowadays, you can design a website in just a few simple steps using a WordPress page builder. Although the selection is huge and various WP page builders exist, not all of them are recommendable. Read on to find out the pros and cons of the five best WordPress page builders.

What are the best WordPress page builders?
WordPress roles
How to manage WordPress user roles
  • Blogs

The order of content matters for your website and maintaining an optimal overview of topics covered becomes all the more important if you’ve got an entire team working on a website. To this end, WordPress roles define a user’s rights and abilities on a website. Read on to learn what WordPress user roles are, why they are useful, and how to assign appropriate permissions to new users.

How to manage WordPress user roles
Jekyll: the basic framework for web projects without databases
Jekyll tutorial – all you need to know
  • Blogs

If you want to create a blog or a website, you have numerous options such as website builders or content management systems. However, these complete plans often prove to be far too extensive for many projects. The website generator, Jekyll, which is closely linked to the developer platform, GitHub, proves that simple web presences can also be created with few functions and without a database...

Jekyll tutorial – all you need to know
Headless CMS vs. traditional CMS
Headless CMS vs. Traditional CMS
  • CMS

Content management systems have dominated the Internet for several years. The ability to publish new content quickly and easily has become an indispensable part of today’s web. But classic CMSs have difficulty coping with developments such as mobile apps, wearables, and the IoT. That’s why new systems are coming onto the market. But what suits you better: Headless CMS or traditional CMS?

Headless CMS vs. Traditional CMS
How much does WordPress cost?
How much does a WordPress website really cost?
  • Blogs

It is a popular myth that WordPress is completely free – but this is only actually true in some specific conditions. Just getting hosting and a custom domain name already means that the costs are adding up. Here, we tell you how you can actually use the system for free and how much it really costs to build a WordPress website.

How much does a WordPress website really cost?
Oracle Database
Oracle Database: what it is and how it works
  • Technical matters

For enterprise IT, the database software Oracle Database is one of the market leaders. The relational database management system supports companies by storing, processing, and evaluating data in a clear and tabular way. Find out here how Oracle Database works. We also reveal the software’s advantages and disadvantages.

Oracle Database: what it is and how it works

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.