Drupal: information and tips on the popular CMS
Drupal: a modular CMS for social publishing and more
  • CMS

The CMS, Drupal, was created by Dries Buytaert as a simple message board and over time has developed into one of the largest content management systems in the world. It’s known for its enormous community which is constantly working on extensions. What other advantages does Drupal offer?

Drupal: a modular CMS for social publishing and more
Creating a Blog
Blog with success part 1: creating a blog
  • Blogs

Anyone can become an author online by starting a blog to publicize ideas and thoughts. But for many, a blog is much more than simply an online diary: if you want to mix it with the industry professionals and become a successful blogger, there are certain guidelines to be aware of. In this short series, we will guide you on the journey to blogging with success. We begin with part 1: creating a...

Blog with success part 1: creating a blog
Blog analysis: the most important figures
Blog analysis: the most important figures for your blog
  • Blogs

Anyone can blog! Free blogging software and simple tools enable you to get cracking with your blog in no time. But if you want to be successful in the long term and build a loyal readership with your content, there’s a lot more to be done. Regular blog analyses with appropriate analysis tools help bloggers (i.e. companies) to optimize their content, understand their readers better and thus benefit...

Blog analysis: the most important figures for your blog
Installing TYPO3
Installing TYPO3: Detailed instructions
  • CMS

Installing TYPO3 is not difficult. However, customizing the CMS is not an easy task. Therefore, it is usually reserved for experienced TYPO3 developers. However, the popular content management system offers thousands of extensions, making everyday use of the frontend easier. This makes it worthwhile to install TYPO3 for both small websites and large websites with a responsive design. These...

Installing TYPO3: Detailed instructions
TYPO3 – the CMS with greater functionality
TYPO3 – an extensive content management system
  • CMS

TYPO3, while lesser-known in the US, is one of the most popular content management systems in Europe. This is because the CMS offers endless solutions for web design, although it is quite complex to use. As part of our series on content management systems, we will take you through a comprehensive guide of TYPO3, to find out who it is suited for and which plugins and functions the software offers.

TYPO3 – an extensive content management system
Hyper-converged systems: More order in IT?
Hyper-converged systems: The compact data center
  • Technical matters

The traditional data center could be significantly streamlined by migrating to a hyper-converged system. By eliminating the need for highly complex infrastructures and multiple work areas, the company’s IT department could function more efficiently, dynamically, and cost-effectively. This is made possible using preconfigured standard hardware and a complete virtualization of the IT infrastructure....

Hyper-converged systems: The compact data center
WordPress: The CMS for more than just blogs
WordPress: The CMS for more than just blogs
  • CMS

The CMS WordPress started out as a popular tool for blogs. Since then, it has developed into the world’s most prominent content management system. Due to its high profile as market leader, the demands on WordPress’ functionality are great. But what is so special about WordPress?

WordPress: The CMS for more than just blogs
pingbacks and trackbacks—the basics
What do ‘pingback’ and ‘track back’ mean?
  • Blogs

For those looking to run a successful blog, maintaining a constant exchange with other bloggers, website operators, and the rest of the internet community is of the utmost importance. By referring to the entries of other bloggers within your own texts, you won’t just attract new readers; you’ll also manage to generate valuable backlinks. Methods like trackbacks and pingbacks can help you with this...

What do ‘pingback’ and ‘track back’ mean?
WordPress shortcodes: the most useful short commands
WordPress shortcodes: how to make your project more dynamic
  • Blogs

Thanks to simple installation and numerous extensions WordPress is the first choice for many when it comes to content management systems. One special feature that developers published with version 2.5 are the so-called shortcodes. This practical short command is linked with PHP script and makes it possible for authors or editors to easily implement dynamic content.

WordPress shortcodes: how to make your project more dynamic
Thesis: A WordPress framework for responsive projects
Thesis: The WordPress framework focused on SEO
  • Blogs

The WordPress framework Thesis is appreciated in many different ways: some value the divergence of the theme kit whereas others evaluate it as an unnecessary complication when working on new layout templates for the popular content management system. Basically, the Thesis framework presents itself as an excellent parent theme solution, which can be enjoyed – despite its rather cumbersome start –...

Thesis: The WordPress framework focused on SEO

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.