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Name resolution online: what is a DNS server?
DNS – the internet naming system
  • Know-how

Translating domain names to IP addresses is one of the central services on the internet. Your computer sends daily requests to the domain name system (DNS) without you knowing. Name resolution on the internet usually only captures our attention when something isn’t working properly. But ask yourself today: What is DNS? And what is a DNS server?

DNS – the internet naming system
DNS propagation
What is DNS propagation?
  • Know-how

If you change the DNS of a website, it can take hours or even days for the changes to reach each server. This transition phase is called DNS propagation. Our article shows you what it is, where the delay comes from, and how you can easily test DNS propagation.

What is DNS propagation?
PHP 7 and OPcache speed up websites
Speed up websites noticeably with PHP 7 and OPcache
  • Web development

PHP 7 speeds up dynamic websites by over 100 percent compared to PHP 5.6 through OpCode caching and an optimized Zend Engine. For visitors, this results in a better user experience due to faster page loading. For website developers, it results in improved ranking in Google due to higher page speed. Read on to find out how to boost your speed.

Speed up websites noticeably with PHP 7 and OPcache
Make your WordPress faster
Website optimization: making WordPress faster
  • Blogs

Internet users usually decide within seconds whether they are going to leave or stay on a page. Even for simple WordPress sites, poor loading time is a common problem that causes visitors to hit that ‘back’ button. But fear not! There are several simple tricks and practical plugins that help optimize WordPress performance.

Website optimization: making WordPress faster
Google Core Web Vitals
Core Web Vitals: What’s the point of Google’s key figures
  • Search engine marketing

With the Web Vitals, Google provides meaningful key figures for search engine optimization. Using key figures from real user data, you can improve a user’s first impression of your own website and in doing so increase visitor satisfaction. In turn, Google rewards these efforts with a good ranking in its search results.

Core Web Vitals: What’s the point of Google’s key figures
Webdesign trends
The most popular web design trends for 2022
  • Web design

In 2022, web designers will leave their creativity free reign – from colors to typography to smart technical features like parallax scrolling and chatbots. The main challenge here is to incorporate selected components as naturally as possible into your own project. We reveal which web design trends you can expect in 2022.

The most popular web design trends for 2022
Hyperthreading
What is hyperthreading?
  • Know-how

Multitasking is not only a valuable skill in everyday life. Processors that handle multiple tasks at the same time also significantly improve computer performance. That’s why Intel invented hyperthreading. Hyperthreading technology ensures that a physical processor splits into two virtual cores and performs more than one task simultaneously. Let’s take a closer look at the advantages of a hyper...

What is hyperthreading?
Website optimization: tips and tricks for more speed
Website optimization – the biggest obstacles
  • Web development

When it comes to website development and maintenance one aspect is often missed: website speed. Despite mobile-first approaches and responsive designs, many websites still have loading times that are too long, which can prove off-putting for visitors. Yet, loading time is one of the key reasons why consumers abandon a website. Our guide reveals what you can do to make your website faster.

Website optimization – the biggest obstacles
What is a proxy server?
What is a proxy server?
  • Know-how

A proxy server is a network component that provides an interface between a private network and the internet. A proxy makes it possible to have an influence on the data traffic, to cache packet data, and to conceal the identity of the communication partners by using different IP addresses.

What is a proxy server?
Multithreading explained
Multithreading: More performance for processors
  • Know-how

Multithreading is a technology that can be used to get more performance from a processor - without increasing frequency or introducing more microprocessors. Instead, you structure software in small units (threads) and process them simultaneously or near simultaneously. How can that work? Keep reading to find out.

Multithreading: More performance for processors