Creating a Joomla website
Creating a Joomla! website: Step by step to your own website
  • Website creation

If you create your website with Joomla!, you benefit from a well-structured content management system, which already offers many features in the standard installation. However, you first have to master tasks such as hosting or installing the software, and to learn how to use the system. The following Joomla! tutorial supports you in this project.

Creating a Joomla! website: Step by step to your own website
Pair Programming
Pair Programming: The pros and cons
  • Web development

Agile software development is supposed to make the programming process more dynamic and efficient. At first, pair programming might seem counterproductive because two programmers have the same task: They work together on the same piece of code and take turns checking each others’ work. This peer review process is designed to ensure fewer mistakes and better results. How does it work?

Pair Programming: The pros and cons
Angular vs React
Angular vs. React: A comparison of the JavaScript solutions
  • Web development

Angular vs. React is a competition that divides the developer community. The two frameworks both enjoy a large fanbase and come with numerous advantages. We explain what Angular and React are, what they have in common, what distinguishes them, and what kinds of projects each of them is suited to. Read on to find out more.

Angular vs. React: A comparison of the JavaScript solutions
GitHub Copilot
GitHub Copilot: The programming assistant at a glance
  • Web development

In the future, GitHub Copilot is supposed to be able to help developers create code and even write their own blocks. Currently, however, the GitHub AI is still in the testing phase. Here you can find out what GitHub Copilot is, what advantages it could bring you, and what known problems there currently are with the tool.

GitHub Copilot: The programming assistant at a glance
YAML: The lean CSS framework for experts
YAML introduction
  • Web development

If you want to develop a new web application, you have the choice between writing your code completely from scratch or relying on frameworks. This code collection contains an application-ready skeleton which you can then adapt to fit your own ideas. The CSS framework YAML, for example, provides a responsive framework structure that’s already optimized for various browsers and devices.

YAML introduction
Dreamweaver alternatives: Open source solutions
5 Dreamweaver alternatives that you should know
  • Website creation

Dreamweaver is Adobe’s complete solution for the development of websites. As part of the Creative Cloud the web editor is characterized by a vast range of functions as well as practical integration possibilities of Adobe assets (like design templates), license-free images, and vector graphics from Adobe Stock. Frequently though, the software is either too complex or too expensive meaning that free...

5 Dreamweaver alternatives that you should know
Symfony: useful PHP library for your web project
Symfony: changeable PHP framework with strong community
  • Web development

Over 30 independent components, long-term support for four years, and over 500 million downloads: the PHP framework Symfony is undoubtedly one of the most successful component collections of this popular script language. But what exactly is this project created by the French company SensioLabs? And which types of web applications can benefit from using this web application framework?

Symfony: changeable PHP framework with strong community
Google Chrome: Dark mode
How to enable dark mode for Google Chrome
  • Web development

Google Chrome’s dark mode, also known as Chrome night mode, is available from Version 74 of the browser onwards and can be enabled on all devices. You can use Chrome dark mode on all computers running Windows or macOS operating systems, as well as on smartphones running iOS or Android. It can be enabled manually or automatically.

How to enable dark mode for Google Chrome
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
Node.js for a Website With Apache on Ubuntu
How to deploy Node.js application with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04
  • Web development

Applications you create with Node.js can be run any time from the command line. Another option is to deploy your scripts as a service, so that they automatically restart when errors occur, for example. Our article explains everything you need to know so read on to find out how to implement a Node.js app using Apache on Ubuntu 16.04.

How to deploy Node.js application with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04

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.