PHP vs. JavaScript
PHP vs. JavaScript: A comparison of the two scripting languages
  • Web development

The PHP vs. JavaScript duel has been around since way back in 1995. Which scripting language is better mainly depends on the respective project and its requirements. Here you can find out what the two rivals are all about, what they have in common and what their differences are, and whether PHP or JavaScript can win the race.

PHP vs. JavaScript: A comparison of the two scripting languages
Edit the PHP Configurations on a Cloud Server with Linux
Php.ini: Edit PHP configurations on a cloud server with Linux
  • Web development

The open-source scripting language PHP is used on many servers in order to enable the execution of various scripts. The main PHP configurations are located in the php.ini file, where they can also be modified. Keep reading our dedicated article to find out where the PHP configuration file is located in Linux and how you can edit it.

Php.ini: Edit PHP configurations on a cloud server with Linux
Renaming a Git Branch
Git Branch: How to rename a local and remote branch
  • Web development

Renaming a Git branch is easily done. But there are differences between local and remote branches. In this article, you will learn how repository and branches act, what you need to do if you want to rename a Git branch, and which commands are crucial for this. This will help you get back to work on your project quickly.

Git Branch: How to rename a local and remote branch
Free alternatives to Adobe Lightroom
Free alternatives to Adobe Lightroom
  • Web design

Digital photography and image editing software allow both amateurs and professionals to create, edit, and archive stunning images with little effort. But you don’t always have to shell out for expensive packages in order to curate professional albums and optimize images. In this article, you’ll find a list of some of the best free alternatives to Adobe Lightroom that allow users to manage and...

Free alternatives to Adobe Lightroom
What are the alternatives to Picasa?
The most popular Picasa alternatives at a glance
  • Web design

Ever since Google discontinued the popular photo editing and management software, Picasa, many former users have been looking for good Picasa alternatives. There are numerous programs to choose from that often offer the same, or at least similar, features as the trusted Google tool. Our guide offers a practical overview of the best alternatives to Picasa.

The most popular Picasa alternatives at a glance
How to create and embed a Twitter widget
Add tweets to your homepage with the Twitter widget
  • Website creation

Embedding Twitter on your website doesn’t just mean a pop-up window to your Twitter news feed; thanks to the Twitter widget, you can add actual elements of your Twitter account to your website. This could be tweets you’ve favorited, lists you’ve compiled, or even your entire news feed – it’s up to you. Find out how this works and what the benefits are in our guide to embedding a Twitter feed.

Add tweets to your homepage with the Twitter widget
How to uninstall Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge: How to uninstall the web browser
  • Web development

Uninstalling the Windows’ default browser, Microsoft Edge, is more complicated than you might think. Even if you have managed to uninstall Edge, Microsoft will continue trying to reinstall it on your computer through updates. We will show you how to permanently uninstall Microsoft Edge from your computer in our step-by-step guide.

Microsoft Edge: How to uninstall the web browser
Chrome screenshots
Screenshots in Chrome: the three best methods
  • Web design

There are several ways to create screenshots in Google Chrome. Besides simply storing them, an editor tool can be useful to crop images afterwards. There are also some useful keyboard shortcuts. Read on to find out more about the options available to take Chrome screenshots and how to screenshot in Chrome step by step.

Screenshots in Chrome: the three best methods
Membership site
How to create a membership site, i.e. a password-protected website
  • Website creation

It is not uncommon for websites to have a members’ area that contains exclusive content for registered members only in order to attract customers and foster loyalty long-term. Learn how to make a private website that requires a password, how to convert users, and what else you should consider when creating a membership site.

How to create a membership site, i.e. a password-protected website
Create a donate button
Adding a donate button to your website
  • Website creation

If you want to raise money for your own purposes or, for example, for a charitable organization, a donate button can be a handy tool. Here, we’ll show you how to set up a donate button via WordPress or PayPal, explore who it’s suitable for, and what you might need to consider in advance. Read our useful article to find out more.

Adding a donate button to your website

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.