How to embed Google Maps
Embedding Google Maps: API or iFrame?
  • Website creation

If you want to embed Google Maps on your website, you have two options: either you can integrate the software using a simple iFrame element and pre-determined HTML code, or you can explore Google Maps APIs, the official programming interface of the online mapping giant. We’ll take you through the benefits of embedding Google Maps and explain the differences between the two integration methods.

Embedding Google Maps: API or iFrame?
What is Cloud Storage?
Cloud Storage: How does data storage in the cloud work?
  • Know-how

Portable storage media such as CDs or USB sticks are still in demand when making backups or transferring files to another device. More and more often however, users also rely on cloud storage solutions that allow data to be outsourced to an external server environment. But what exactly is cloud storage? And how does this storage model offered by various providers work?

Cloud Storage: How does data storage in the cloud work?
Private Cloud
What is a private cloud? More control and security for your business
  • Know-how

Should data and processes be handled in a private or public cloud? If a company wants to use cloud computing, they first need to choose one of the many providers available. Using the personalized services offered by a private cloud, companies can address a wide range of business related and operational challenges. Separating operations also makes a private cloud more secure than a public cloud.

What is a private cloud? More control and security for your business
What is shared hosting?
What is shared hosting?
  • Technical matters

Shared hosting is a comfortable and affordable solution for managing websites online. We’ve answered some basic questions regarding shared hosting’s definition, laid out some of its pros and cons, and highlighted what it is that makes this web hosting model different from alternative solutions, like setting up private servers or opting for a free hosting provider.

What is shared hosting?
IndexedDB
IndexedDB: Tutorial for browser storage
  • Web development

Holding certain data in the client helps to make the Internet faster and more flexible, enabling users to enjoy a better browsing experience. IndexedDB allows larger volumes of data to be stored in the users’ browsers so that they don’t have to be downloaded from the server each time the website is accessed. Get to know IndexedDB based on an example.

IndexedDB: Tutorial for browser storage
The basics of search engine optimization
Search engine optimization: basics for beginners
  • Search engine marketing

Google helps users to find exactly what they are looking for online. Every website owner should optimize their site in order to be placed as high up as possible in the search results. This is beneficial to the reader and customer as well as the search engine itself. Optimizing is not only about content; it also includes structural and technical aspects.

Search engine optimization: basics for beginners
VLAN basics
VLAN : What is a virtual local area network?
  • Know-how

A VLAN offers you the chance of quickly creating a more orderly and cost-effective large company network. Administrators know how difficult it is to change the entire network installation due to changes in the corporate structure. A virtual LAN allows you to avoid these problems and to easily configure everything through software.

VLAN : What is a virtual local area network?
Unicast
Unicast: Targeted connection between two points
  • Know-how

Do you want your data to reach just one recipient? Then send a unicast. Whether it is IPv4 or IPv6, unicasts find the right target. Accessing websites, sending e-mails, file transfers all use this form of addressing. But what is technically behind it, and how do unicast and multicast differ?

Unicast: Targeted connection between two points
SAML
SAML: the XML framework for SSO at a glance
  • Security

Simplifying log-in processes makes websites more user friendly, and also helps to increase the security of user data. One of the most popular solutions for implementing authentication processes is SAML (security assertion markup language). Through a variety of components such as special protocols and message formats, this XML-based framework helps to implement internal and cross-company log-on...

SAML: the XML framework for SSO at a glance
Conversational Marketing
What is Conversational Marketing?
  • Online sales

Conversational marketing is a hot topic for SMBs looking to change the way they reach out to new and existing customers. Learn more about how to engage customers on a one-to-one basis and grow your business with a more human approach to marketing.

What is Conversational Marketing?