Reset MySQL MariaDB root password
How to Reset the MySQL/MariaDB Root Password
  • Technical matters

Learn basic MySQL/MariaDB disaster recovery and preparedness: How to reset the root MySQL/MariaDB password.

How to Reset the MySQL/MariaDB Root Password
Work with CouchDB from the command line
Working with CouchDB from the command line
  • Technical matters

Learn how to use the Curl utility to work with CouchDB from the command line. Although the Futon web admin interface is an easy way to perform simple operations with CouchDB, the API is the most flexible, fast, and powerful way to perform standard CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations in CouchDB, both by hand and with scripts.

Working with CouchDB from the command line
Add A Website to Windows Server 2016 Using Host Headers
Add A Website to Windows Server 2016 Using Host Headers
  • Technical matters

Learn how to configure a host header in order to add additional websites to a server with Windows Server 2016. This process allows you to host multiple websites with unique domain names on the same server and IP address.

Add A Website to Windows Server 2016 Using Host Headers
Drupal vs WordPress – which CMS is best for you?
Drupal vs WordPress – 2 CMS alternatives compared
  • CMS

Drupal vs WordPress – which CMS is the best choice for you? This depends entirely on the web presence you’re intending to create. There’s no such thing as an all-purpose content management system that’s suitable for everyone. If you need an intuitive weblog software, WordPress is the system for you. If you’re planning a complex community project, Drupal might be your best bet. Find out why here.

Drupal vs WordPress – 2 CMS alternatives compared
CronJob
CronJob – automatically execute essential tasks
  • Technical matters

CronJobs automate administrative processes such as system maintenance, monitoring storage space and scheduling backups – completely automatic and in the background of the system. This makes CronJobs ideal for computers that have to function around the clock, such as servers. Find out here where and how CronJobs are used.

CronJob – automatically execute essential tasks
Magento: an introduction to the open source software
What is Magento
  • CMS

Many contemporary content management systems such as WordPress and TYPO3 can be used to design and program web stores with the help of plugins. But depending on the CMS, plugins can be pretty inconvenient to manage, making them a poor choice for larger projects. Some content management systems like Magento, however, are specially tailored for e-commerce, and therefore present a considerably more...

What is Magento
PrestaShop – the modular system for e-commerce
PrestaShop: the shop platform with HQ in Europe and Miami
  • CMS

The search for the perfect software to meet your requirements of design and functionality for e-commerce can be a long and tedious affair. Some platforms just don’t quite give you the design you’re after, while others might look great but lack important shop functions like flexible payment methods, legal certainty, or optimization for mobile devices. PrestaShop was developed especially for...

PrestaShop: the shop platform with HQ in Europe and Miami
What does ‘502 bad gateway’ mean?: Explanation and solution
Error 502 Bad Gateway: Where’s the problem?
  • Technical matters

HTTP status codes emerge when something isn’t running properly on the internet. In this respect, the 502 Bad Gateway error is no exception. But this familiar error message can be particularly tricky: It’s not actually clear where the source of the problem lies. In the chain of gateways along which internet requests run, the error could occur at a number of different points. This article explains...

Error 502 Bad Gateway: Where’s the problem?
Error 405 Method Not Allowed: Explanation and solutions
HTTP Error “405 Method Not Allowed”: How to solve the problem
  • Technical matters

HTTP is indispensable as a mediator between the browser and web server: Both communicate with each other using the transmission protocol on the application layer by sending various types of messages. With an HTTP request, for example, the browser can request a resource or return its own data to the server. If one of these HTTP methods doesn’t work, error 405 (Method Not Allowed) occurs. But what...

HTTP Error “405 Method Not Allowed”: How to solve the problem

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.