Website ideas
Website ideas: finding them and putting them into practice
  • Website creation

To bring a business idea to life, good ideas for a website are at the top on every business owner’s agenda. But what actually makes a good website, and where can you find ideas for your own website? Beyond that, how do you turn a website into a meaningful, sales-boosting platform? In this article we provide tips and clear examples for designing your own website.

Website ideas: finding them and putting them into practice
Trello alternatives
The best Trello alternatives: An overview
  • Web development

Trello is one of the most popular project management tools and offers a clear overview of projects and tasks in a Kanban board. But the software’s simple design and features easily reach their limits when it comes to more complex projects. That’s why it’s well worth looking into the Trello alternatives out there and how they differentiate from the original. Here, we’ll introduce you to six...

The best Trello alternatives: An overview
Create resume website
Resume website: Apply with your own website
  • Website creation

It can be tough to stand out from the crowd when searching for jobs. But you can improve your chances by creating a resume website. A resume or CV website is a unique and useful way to show your motivation, CV, personality, and skills. Find out how to make a resume website and how you can use it as your digital business card.

Resume website: Apply with your own website
Use MongoDB to Store Comments
Tutorial: Use MongoDB to Store Comments
  • Web development

MongoDB is a popular NoSQL database which is perfectly suited for a task like storing comments on a high-traffic site where availability and speed are a priority. This step-by-step tutorial will walk through the process of using MongoDB to store and display user-generated comments submitted from a form which does not require a login.

Tutorial: Use MongoDB to Store Comments
MongoDB: Sharding vs Replication
MongoDB: Sharding vs Replication
  • Web development

In this set of scenarios we will explore the difference between MongoDB sharding and replication, and explain when each is the most appropriate solution. Both replication and sharding are forms of horizontal scaling to create a high availability (HA) setup.

MongoDB: Sharding vs Replication
RGB color
RGB – three colors for (almost) everything
  • Web design

RGB, which stands for red, green, and blue, is a system used to create all the possible colors that can be displayed on a screen. The physical principle at work here is called additive color mixing and involves mixing the different components of the visible light spectrum. Different color spaces reflect human perception of color to varying degrees.

RGB – three colors for (almost) everything
Use PHP to Insert Information Into a MySQL/MariaDB Database From an HTML Form
Use PHP to Insert Information Into a MySQL/MariaDB Database From an HTML Form
  • Web development

A PHP script is a convenient way to accept information submitted from a website's HTML form and insert it into a MySQL/MariaDB database. This tutorial will cover how to create a basic PHP script for inserting data, and an HTML form to take user input from a webpage and pass it to the PHP script.

Use PHP to Insert Information Into a MySQL/MariaDB Database From an HTML Form
Add Virtual Hosts on a Plesk Server
Add and Manage Virtual Hosts on a Plesk Server
  • Web development

Learn how to add and manage domains as virtual hosts on a Cloud Server with Plesk. Virtual hosts allow you to host multiple separate websites on the same server, with a separate set of directories for each website.

Add and Manage Virtual Hosts on a Plesk Server
Add Apache Virtual Host on CentOS 7
Add an Apache Virtual Host on CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 16.04
  • Web development

Learn how to add a virtual host to an Apache web server. Virtual hosts allow you to host multiple separate websites on the same server, with a separate set of directories for each website.

Add an Apache Virtual Host on CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 16.04
install and use Pip
Install and use Pip to install Python Packages
  • Web development

Pip is a package management system for Python. We recommend the use of Pip, as it is the officially recognized tool for installing Python packages, according to the official Python Software Foundation. Learn how to install and use Pip on CentOS 7 Cloud Servers.

Install and use Pip to install Python Packages

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.