Python string
How to declare, edit and delete strings with Python string
  • Web development

You are likely to come across Python strings very quickly in Python and you will soon realize that they are one of the most important parts of the programming language. We’ll explain what Python strings actually are, how to declare them and what possibilities they offer when working with them. Plenty of code examples will be provided to illustrate our points.

How to declare, edit and delete strings with Python string
Python pass
How does the Python pass placeholder work?
  • Web development

Python pass can be used to create a placeholder in advance. This is useful if you want to use a function or the class specification later on. This prevents error messages and problems with the syntax. We’ll show you how to build and use Python pass. We’ll also explain the difference between Python pass and break and continue.

How does the Python pass placeholder work?
Python dictionary
How to use Python dictionary for associative lists
  • Web development

The Python dictionary is an important technique to be familiar with if you work with the programming language. It links terms and meanings to key-value pairs, which creates maps that can be read later on. In this article, we’ll show you what a Python dictionary is, how to set it up and how to edit it at a later point in time.

How to use Python dictionary for associative lists
Python break continue
How to operate loops in Python with break and continue
  • Web development

Python break and Python continue are two statements which can be used to terminate or interrupt a loop. In our article, we’ll explain what Python break and continue are used for, how they are structured and what their exact function is. The simple code examples will make it easy to learn how to break and continue loops.

How to operate loops in Python with break and continue
Python sleep
How to pause programs with Python sleep
  • Web development

The Python sleep function is used to stop a program and then resume running after a set period of time. Our article will inform you how Python sleep works exactly, what the function can be used for, and what other commands you can use it with. You’ll learn how to use Python sleep in no time with some simple code examples.

How to pause programs with Python sleep
Python split
How to split strings with Python split
  • Web development

You may find that it’s necessary to split Python strings sometimes. The Python split function has practical and simple method for this. In our dedicated article, we’ll explain what Python split is, how the function is structured, and how the parameters, separator and maxsplit, divide Python strings. Read on to find out more.

How to split strings with Python split
Python tuples
How to create immutable lists with Python tuples
  • Web development

Python tuples allow you to save a collection of the same or different data, however, you cannot change this data afterwards. In our article, we’ll be looking into what these special collections are, how to set them up, and what to use them for. We'll also show you how to convert Python lists into Python tuples.

How to create immutable lists with Python tuples
Python array
How to work with Python arrays using lists
  • Web development

If you want to bundle values and items in a container, you can use arrays for this in most cases. Although arrays in Python are not common, there is a good alternative in the language. Using lists, you have the option to create arrays in Python. Here you can learn how this works, what you need to consider and which methods you should know to be able to do this.

How to work with Python arrays using lists
Python logging
The Python logging module: How to locate script errors
  • Web development

Python logging is a module in the Python library. Since it is integrated into the source code, developers can use several commands to carry out Python logging to file, i.e. create a log file and send notes to this file that are logged when an application runs. Python logging can be used, for example, for code debugging or error communication.

The Python logging module: How to locate script errors
Cool and creative 404 pages: tips and examples
Tips and examples to help create great 404 pages
  • Website creation

When surfing the web, users are often stopped in their tracks by 404 pages. This error message means that the page the user is trying to reach doesn’t exist. Most of these webpages are standardized, but some operators choose to create their own, individual 404 pages. So how do you go about creating a memorable, innovative 404 error page? We’ll take you through the dos and don’ts of making a 404...

Tips and examples to help create great 404 pages

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.