How to save a website as a PDF
Free tools for saving websites as PDFs
  • Website creation

Those who want to save a website as a PDF can do so with the help of a wide range of programs. But conversions often have their drawbacks: many applications don’t transfer internet content completely true to their original form. Some programs, however, prove that it doesn’t always have to be this way. We present some of the best ones.

Free tools for saving websites as PDFs
Admin-C and Tech-C: Whois requirements explained
Owner, Admin-C, and Tech-C: requirements in domain registration
  • Domain administration

Admin-C, Tech-C, and Zone-C – these roles are all related to domain registration. They represent the important points of contact in domain operations, and their contact details can be found on every Whois entry. But what do these positions actually involve? Who are they filled by? And what rights do the Admin-C, Tech-C, and Zone-C really have?

Owner, Admin-C, and Tech-C: requirements in domain registration
Tutorial: Microdata markup with Schema.org
How to tag your website with microdata according to Schema.org
  • Website creation

Microdata offers a simple and flexible meta syntax for semantically tagging website content. Using a unified markup format according to Schema.org ensures high compatibility with web browsers and search engine crawlers. Reap the benefits of extending search results, like rich snippets or breadcrumbs, by tagging your HTML code with Schema.org microdata syntax.

How to tag your website with microdata according to Schema.org
Web Page tagging—a tried and true web analysis method
Web Page tagging: gathering data through code
  • Web analytics

Those who use Google Analytics know how valuable the data is that this web service is able to deliver. In order to hold your own against the likes of your competition, monitoring your website visitors is an indispensable task. But which techniques make these data gathering tools so useful? We’ll introduce the concept of web page tagging and let you know how it works.

Web Page tagging: gathering data through code
What is mobile advertising?
Marketing to go: mobile advertising
  • Online sales

To reach potential customers, any time or place: that’s the vision of all the advertisers who want to get on board with the mobile generation. These days, most of us have our smartphones on us all the time, and savvy marketers can take advantage of this fact to zero in on their target audience and increase the success rate of their adverts. But for every advantage mobile advertising presents,...

Marketing to go: mobile advertising
Index management with the robots.txt file
Index management with robots.txt files
  • Technical matters

With the file, robots.txt, website operators are able to greatly influence which portions of their web projects are able to be read by search bots. In addition to HTML meta tags, redirects, and canonical tags, this seemingly insignificant text file located in the domain’s root directory is an important tool for index management. We’ve laid out how robot.txt files are built and what website...

Index management with robots.txt files
Server operating systems: a history and overview
Server operating systems: history and today’s situation
  • Know-how

Operating systems have gone through some major changes over the years. While their beginnings are rooted in more humble, purely text-based user interfaces, today’s options have evolved into complex software packages with graphical interfaces, comprising an elegant go-between for hardware and software applications. Users, who have long since been equipped with a keyboard and mouse, are able to...

Server operating systems: history and today’s situation
Top-level domain, .web, sold for a record-breaking sum
.web sold to Nu Dot Co – for 135 million US dollars
  • Domain news

How much is the top-level domain .web worth to the US company, Nu Dot Co? $135 million to be precise! The auction that took place in July 2016 saw ICANN take home a record-breaking sum for the popular generic top-level domains (gTLD). There were seven other competitors in the running for the sought-after .web domain: Google, Donuts, Afilias, Radix, Schlund Technologies, Vistaprint, and Web.com.

.web sold to Nu Dot Co – for 135 million US dollars
Web App Of The Week: WhatTheFont
Web app of the week: WhatTheFont
  • Web design

The WhatTheFont tool from MyFonts allows you to find the web fonts you love. The latest winner of our ‘Web App of the Week’ series, this free tool identifies typefaces based on the nuances in their own, unique designs. All you need is a screenshot of some sample text; WhatTheFont does the rest for you.

Web app of the week: WhatTheFont
Exclusive top-level domains
Exclusive new top-level domains: background and examples
  • Domain extensions

The options for new web addresses with the traditional domain endings like .com, .org, or .net are all but exhausted. Often, companies have to be either very creative or prepared to part with a lot of money in order to land an internet address that really represents their identity and values. These new top-level domains are designed to improve this situation and revolutionize the World Wide Web’s...

Exclusive new top-level domains: background and examples