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.
PHP has long been a popular tool for web development. In order to meet the evolving needs of developers, the scripting language is regularly updated and new versions are published in the form of major and minor releases. We will show you how to update your PHP version and what PHP Extended Support from IONOS is all about.
The popular web programming language PHP is developed by a community of volunteer programmers. Version updates are usually released by the end of each year. Every major release tends to be actively developed for two years, followed by 12 months of security updates before the PHP version reaches its end-of-life (EOL). For PHP 7.3, the EOL date is just around the corner.
XPath provides you with a syntax that clearly addresses the elements of an XML document. As a path description language, XPath is the basis for query languages such as XQuery or the transformation of XML documents via XSLT. We’ll introduce to you the XPath data model and use examples to illustrate XPath syntax.
The dark web is the dark side of the Internet – a digital sphere without rules or laws. But what’s behind this space where criminal activity runs rampant? How does access to the dark web work and what are the dangers?
Finding and installing new fonts is easy! Learn where to find new fonts, what to look for, and how to add new fonts in Windows 10. Use the option to install fonts in the system to add fonts to applications like PowerPoint or Word to enhance the design of your texts and presentations.
Christmas isn’t just a time to put up a tree and decorate your home. During the holiday season, website owners can get creative and upgrade their website design to make their page more festive. That way customers can get into the Christmas spirit too. If you’re looking to make your website more holiday-friendly, read on to explore our practical and creative tips. Only Christmas dinner will be...
The Internet is huge. When you search for content on Google only a fraction of what is really there can be found – the content in the so-called “deep web” is access-restricted. Read on to find out what lurks in the deep web and why and how content is hidden here.
An effective “About me” page is an important part of any website. But how do you write your text in a way that motivates potential customers to get in contact with you? We show you the most important factors in the conception and writing of your page. Keep reading to find out how to create an “About me” page and view three “About me” examples.
The website footer is the visual end point of a website. A footer summarizes important and legally relevant information in the form of links. Where the content is well-considered, a footer seriously enhances the usability of a website, fosters user loyalty, and boosts a site’s SEO status. So, what information should be included in a footer?
IONOS Website Guide: website advice for all
A website isn’t just a website – these days, there are countless ways to create an online presence in a way that matches your expectations. The ‘Websites’ section of the IONOS Digital Guide offers detailed information about creating, managing, and optimizing websites as well as facts and general background information on the World Wide Web. For a closer look, you can also explore one of several subcategories about different topics. Here, we present website advice for everyone, from mere enthusiasts to qualified professionals.
What’s in the IONOS Website Guide?
Website advice for beginners, advanced users, and professionals
The Website Guide serves as an information portal for small and medium-sized companies, along with developers, web designers, technology lovers, and general internet enthusiasts. Many articles on the IONOS Digital Guide require little background knowledge, though some are also aimed at more experienced users. Beginners can enjoy posts on topics like ‘What exactly is a website?’, ‘The basics for modern web development’, or ‘How are websites accessed?’, while more advanced readers can broaden their knowledge of specific topics with comprehensive articles and tutorials. So whether you are a novice, an advanced user, or a professional: our handy Website Guide has plenty of useful tips and tricks to help you become an expert on the World Wide Web.