Open Source

Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat

The best Adobe Acrobat alternatives

Adobe Acrobat is the most well-known program when it comes to working with the popular PDF format. But there are reasons you might be looking for an alternative to Adobe Acrobat. For some users, the huge range of functions is simply unnecessary. Others want to avoid the yearly subscription costs and are looking for a more affordable solution. In our overview you can find out which Adobe Acrobat...

WordPress plugins for securing your website

The best WordPress backup plugins

If you have invested a lot of time and effort in your WordPress project, you should ensure you have an adequate backup solution. With a WordPress backup plugin, you can manage how your data is backed up in the popular content management system to counteract data loss in the long run. Why are these extensions so important? And which plugins are available?

Creating a website with WordPress: a Beginner’s Guide

Create your own WordPress website: It’s that easy!

Do you want to have your own website, but you have hardly any programming skills? With a content management system, you can create a homepage for yourself or your company without HTML knowledge. Our WordPress guide will guide you step-by-step through the website making process, from installing and setting up WordPress, to creating content and publishing your material.

Convert ODT to PDF

Convert ODT to PDF: step-by-step instructions

Using the free OpenOffice or LibreOffice Writer you can create, edit, and save documents in the ODT format. However, before sharing it with other users, it is recommended to convert your ODT file to a PDF file. PDFs are compatible with all devices and operating systems. In addition, you can avoid unwanted edits and the creation of multiple versions. We explain three simple ways to convert .odt to...

Creating an online store with WordPress

Creating an online store with WordPress and WooCommerce: This tutorial shows you how

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.

Magento: an introduction to the open source software

What is Magento

Many contemporary content management systems such as WordPress and TYPO3 can be used to design and program web stores with the help of plugins. But depending on the CMS, plugins can be pretty inconvenient to manage, making them a poor choice for larger projects. Some content management systems like Magento, however, are specially tailored for e-commerce, and therefore present a considerably more...

Free e-mail providers

The best free email providers: a comparison

The quality and quantity of features offered by free email providers is forever improving. Ever increasing amounts of storage space, greater levels of security, and more modern user interfaces are all being made available free of charge. But the list of possible providers is long and, in many ways, unclear. Our article gives an insightful overview of eight of the best free email providers out...

Drupal vs WordPress – which CMS is best for you?

Drupal vs WordPress – 2 CMS alternatives compared

Drupal vs WordPress – which CMS is the best choice for you? This depends entirely on the web presence you’re intending to create. There’s no such thing as an all-purpose content management system that’s suitable for everyone. If you need an intuitive weblog software, WordPress is the system for you. If you’re planning a complex community project, Drupal might be your best bet. Find out why here.

PrestaShop – the modular system for e-commerce

PrestaShop: the shop platform with HQ in Europe and Miami

The search for the perfect software to meet your requirements of design and functionality for e-commerce can be a long and tedious affair. Some platforms just don’t quite give you the design you’re after, while others might look great but lack important shop functions like flexible payment methods, legal certainty, or optimization for mobile devices. PrestaShop was developed especially for...


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