How to protect your website from malware
Malware on the server: consequences and countermeasures
  • Technical matters

A website operator is responsible for the security of a web project as well as the content. Neglecting security may lead to hackers easily infiltrating the system through security gaps. If a malware-infected website goes unnoticed, it could cause serious damage. It is therefore important to make sure your site is fully protected.

Malware on the server: consequences and countermeasures
Creating an online store with WordPress
Creating an online store with WordPress and WooCommerce: This tutorial shows you how
  • CMS

In order to successfully sell products in the age of mobile internet and digital offers, having a well-functioning online store is a necessity. But how can you create your own online store without resorting to expensive help? With WordPress and WooCommerce, you can quickly and easily set up your own web store. We will show you how to do it with this step by step WooCommerce tutorial.

Creating an online store with WordPress and WooCommerce: This tutorial shows you how
SSL stripping – how to protect your web project
SSL stripping: Basics and protection options
  • Technical matters

Data transmission via SSL/TLS is one of the most effective means to give a web project more security. Even before packets are sent, powerful algorithms ensure the encryption of the information. If third parties capture the data on the transmission path, the true content remains hidden from them. However, it becomes problematic if attackers are active with their tools, even before the encryption...

SSL stripping: Basics and protection options
NoSQL
NoSQL: The trend toward structured data storage
  • Technical matters

NoSQL is a growing trend in the world of data storage. This should come as no surprise: NoSQL databases are considered more flexible, more powerful and more functional than traditional database models. For example, they are now the preferred database model for big data applications. But what is NoSQL and what are the advantages or relational SQL databases?

NoSQL: The trend toward structured data storage
What is Redis?
What is Redis? Introducing the database
  • Technical matters

So, you need a database for your project, but you don’t want to use traditional relational databases with MySQL or MariaDB. Redis could be the solution. This database management system offers an in-memory database with a key-value store providing fast access speeds and simple scalability. Can this open source system also support your project?

What is Redis? Introducing the database
Columnar Database
Columnar Database: The System Explained
  • Technical matters

Databases are usually based on rows of data. Columnar databases turn this system on its side. Instead of saving each entry one after the other, in a columnar database entries are stored category by category. This results in a decisive speed advantage when working with massive quantities of data. But how exactly does a column-oriented DBMS work?

Columnar Database: The System Explained
Document Database
Document Databases: How Do Document Stores Work?
  • Technical matters

Almost every application utilizes databases in one form or another. Besides classic relational databases, document-oriented databases have also become well-established in the course of the development of web apps. Instead of working with complex tables, these document stores use semi-structured data in simple documents. But how exactly does this work?

Document Databases: How Do Document Stores Work?
Database Management Systems (DBMS)
Database Management Systems (DBMS) explained
  • Technical matters

A working database system is pivotal to maintaining any computer-based system. The central body that regulates the respective data pools here is always a Database Management System (DBMS). The software structures and organizes the data available in the database, and also manages writing and reading permissions for the database system.

Database Management Systems (DBMS) explained
Key Value Store
Key Value Store: How do Key Value Databases work?
  • Technical matters

A wide array of database models exists, each one with its own advantages and disadvantages. Key Value Stores, for example, provide lightning-quick results because they follow such a simple principle. A key is saved to each value. There are no more specifications. These Key Value Databases are used principally in website design.

Key Value Store: How do Key Value Databases work?
Finding the right CMS for small businesses
CMS for small websites – how to find the right software
  • CMS

Choosing the right CMS for your small to medium-sized business isn’t easy, but you certainly can’t complain about a lack of choices. The problem is that this diversity can quickly lead to a system that is far too complex for your requirements and leaves you at a disadvantage. In this guide, we’ll give you tips on what to consider when looking for the perfect content management software for your...

CMS for small websites – how to find the right software

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.