PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

 

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked,...

 

What do EU cookie laws mean for you?

EU cookie laws and how they affect your business

 

Cookies can be helpful business tools, but they often toe the data protection line dangerously. As a result of this tendency towards uncertainty, the EU has introduced a new cookie policy to protect its users. The new policy makes opt-in procedures compulsory, because the user...

 

What is WebSocket?

What is WebSocket? Explanation and examples

Client-server connections are typically made via HTTP using a request-and-response model. In other words, when new data is required, the client sends a request to the server. The server then checks the request and sends a response to the client. At this point – and not before – the data becomes visible. WebSocket establishes a two-way connection that makes this process much quicker, even without a...

What is low-code?

Low-code: Definition, characteristics, and applications

What is low-code and when is it a good idea to use a low-code platform? Low-code development involves visual components instead of conventional programming techniques. Low-code is therefore particularly suited to technical amateurs who are unable to write complex code. But professional developers also use this method to save time and costs when developing software applications.

PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked, meaning that errors may occur if the code is not up to date. You can find all the important information about the new...

Use case diagram

The use case diagram in Unified Modeling Language

In a use case diagram, you use the Unified Modeling Language (UML) to illustrate in a clear and easy-to-understand way what the result of a specific action is or should be. This makes it a helpful tool for user-oriented and result-oriented software development and for planning business processes.

Introduction to Svelte framework

Svelte JS– a lean framework for fast mobile web applications

Traditional frameworks for programming web apps, such as React and Vue, shift the majority of the work of a web app to the browser. This makes the apps sluggish and requires a lot of data. Svelte compiles the apps in the background in a lean optimized JavaScript which the user experiences as a significant performance boost.

Human-centered design

Human-centered design: User-friendly products that actually solve problems

Users of digital services are impatient and demanding. If they don’t find what they’re looking for, they will abandon a website. If an app is hard to navigate or is not user-friendly, people will uninstall it. Human-centered design is intended to prevent this. Companies that put themselves in potential users’ shoes during the product development process can minimize economic risk and boost the...

Git Tutorial

Git basics: first steps with the version control system

Born out of need, Git – developed by the Linux team – has quickly become the dominant version control system for many programmers. That’s because large developer platforms like GitHub or BitBucket are based on the open-source software. Read our complete Git tutorial for beginners and learn the key basics of Git.

CSS Grid

CSS Grid: Layout with a smart feature

How can you create a nice-looking layout if you don’t know the size of the display area? With CSS Grid, it’s no problem at all! The technology allows web designers to define their own grid and then place all elements within it. Thanks to automatisms and smart functions, the CSS Grid Layout adapts dynamically to different displays.

Pixel graphics vs. vector graphics - a comparison

Pixel graphics or vector graphics? Comparing the pros and cons

When should you use a pixel graphic and when is better to employ vector graphics instead? We show you the pros and cons of both of these computer graphics and detail their different applications. Read on here how and make sure your website is always correctly using each graphic form.

Websites

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?

The ‘Websites’ section is one of six main categories in the IONOS Digital Guide. ‘Websites’ is then broken down into four further subcategories: ‘Website creation, ‘Web design’, ‘Web development’, and ‘Digital law’. While ‘Website creation’ focuses primarily on the technical aspects of internet sites, ‘Web design’ articles look at the optical makeup of content, in particular the use of text, images, and responsive displays through HTML or CSS. ‘Web development’ covers the use of scripting languages, like PHP or JavaScript, as well as specific tools for the development of internet services. But basic information about the standards and trends of website development can also be found here. The subcategory ‘Digital law’ presents online laws and practices, like image usage rights and privacy policies.

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.


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