WooCommerce themes
The top WooCommerce themes 2021
  • CMS

There are so many different providers on the market offering WooCommerce templates, so it can be hard to know which one is right for your store and fits it best. Here, we’ve summarized the top five commercial and free WooCommerce themes 2021 to help you find the one that best suits your web store. Read on to find out more.

The top WooCommerce themes 2021
WordPress on XAMPP
Install WordPress with XAMPP quickly
  • Blogs

A local WordPress installation provides a safe platform to build a new website or make changes to an existing site. Installing WordPress in XAMPP is a straightforward solution to quickly set up a local test environment. We show you how to install XAMPP and integrate it in WordPress step by step.

Install WordPress with XAMPP quickly
WooCommerce plugins
The best WooCommerce plugins: how to improve your online store
  • CMS

Every online store operator needs different functions for their site. If you have built your online store with WooCommerce, numerous WooCommerce plugins – both free of charge and for a cost – offer the possibility to adapt your store precisely to your requirements. We’ll introduce you to the most important WooCommerce plugins for marketing efforts, the buying process, and improved checkout...

The best WooCommerce plugins: how to improve your online store
Remote Monitoring
What is Remote Monitoring and Management?
  • Technical matters

An in-house IT department is not the right solution for every company. More cost-effective and in many cases simply better, remote monitoring and management can be used to control and maintain systems and end devices remotely. We will explain exactly how it works and what benefits it brings. Simply read on to find out more.

What is Remote Monitoring and Management?
Open source databases comparison
5 open source databases in comparison
  • Technical matters

Open source databases are a much cheaper and often very reliable alternative to the well-known commercial providers. Even large corporations therefore now rely on these free options. But which system is suitable for which purpose? How do open source databases perform in terms of handling large amounts of data? We created a comparison of popular databases.

5 open source databases in comparison
WordPress menu plugins
The best WordPress menu plugins
  • Blogs

WordPress menu plugins are designed to help you make your website easy to navigate. Thanks to features such as mega menus, sticky menus, animated flyouts and more, you can structure and style your menus to suit your content and ensure a great user experience. In this guide we present some of the best WordPress menu plugins and share some tips to help you choose the right plugin for you.

The best WordPress menu plugins
Flat file CMS: the alternative to WordPress, etc.
The flat file CMS: flat hierarchies for faster access
  • CMS

Do you sometimes believe that less is more? CMS heavyweights such as WordPress, Typo3, or Drupal, aren’t always the best choice. They simply have too many features for small projects, simple blogs, or streamlined corporate websites. In cases like these, a flat file CMS is the best solution. These systems work without a MySQL server running in the background, and they provide surprising...

The flat file CMS: flat hierarchies for faster access
WordPress themes: The best designs for your website
The best WordPress themes: free and premium
  • Blogs

In addition to the right content, the design of your website must also fit the topic. The CMS WordPress is well-known for enabling you to change the look of your website with just a few clicks. This is even easier with the right WordPress theme. However, the range of templates available is huge. We present the best WordPress themes!

The best WordPress themes: free and premium
Best web hosting services
The best web hosting services: comparing 5 companies
  • Technical matters

Here’s how to find the best web hosting service: So you have an idea and want put it online? Then you need a website and webspace. In the meantime, there are numerous web hosting services that will host your website. We introduce you to five providers in our web host comparison. Choose the offer that best suits your project!

The best web hosting services: comparing 5 companies
What are first-party cookies?
What are first-party cookies?
  • Technical matters

When it comes to cookies, the small text files for internet browsers, a distinction must be made between first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies improve a website’s user-friendliness by storing user preferences as well as information that has already been entered so that it can be used later on. These cookies can only be analyzed by the respective website operator, meaning...

What are first-party cookies?

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.