Function keys (F keys)
Function keys (F keys): an overview of common functions of the F1 to F12 keys
  • Web development

Many computer users tend to ignore the function keys (also referred to as F keys). However, they provide useful functions that could save you a lot of time. When combined with other keys, function keys can access a number of helpful commands. In this article, we’ll show you how to use the full range of functions for the F1 to F12 keys to suit your needs.

Function keys (F keys): an overview of common functions of the F1 to F12 keys
Tab key
The tab key: the most important features
  • Web development

The tab key was an established part of the keyboard back in the day of typewriters – and it still exists today on modern computer keyboards. Although its functions have been significantly expanded in the meantime to simplify everyday work, the tab key is still widely underused. Here, we will tell you about the multi-functional uses of the tab key in programs, internet browsers, and Windows.

The tab key: the most important features
Federated Learning of Cohorts
FLoC: Federated Learning of Cohorts
  • Web development

Google plans to axe third-party cookies that are used to generate individual user profiles from its Chrome browser over the coming years. Advertising and tracking, on the other hand, will continue to be available, which is why the search engine giant has been busy with Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) as an alternative solution. So, what’s behind the method? And how does FLoC work?

FLoC: Federated Learning of Cohorts
Women in tech
Women in tech: Experiencing the highs and lows
  • Web development

Any workplace has its ups and downs, but this can be a little rougher for women in tech. The industry is competitive and challenging at the best of times and factoring in feelings of underrepresentation and having to fight biases, one has their work cut out for them. But there aren’t just challenges for women in tech – there are distinct high points too.

Women in tech: Experiencing the highs and lows
Create a coaching website
Creating a coaching website: tips and instructions
  • Website creation

In the digital age, lifelong learning is one of the most important skills. Employees and the self-employed enlist the services of coaches to further their education and develop new skills. If you are a coach, you should create your own coaching website. Our article explains how to build a coaching website and what best practices you should consider.

Creating a coaching website: tips and instructions
What is cloud native?
Cloud native in simple terms
  • Web development

The term cloud native has been all the rage in software development for some time now. But what is cloud native exactly and how is it implemented? This agile development approach aims to develop applications in a way that allows them to be seamlessly integrated into a cloud infrastructure. Here you will learn more about the features and advantages of the cloud native architecture.

Cloud native in simple terms
Shift key
The Shift key – functions and keyboard shortcuts
  • Web development

The most important function of the Shift key is to switch between uppercase and lowercase letters. These two keys on the bottom left and right side of the keyboard originate from the days of mechanical typewriters. The Shift keys on your keyboard have a range of other interesting functions on your Windows PC. In this article, we’ll walk you through them.

The Shift key – functions and keyboard shortcuts
What is a screenshot?
What is a screenshot?
  • Web design

What is a screenshot and how do you take them? Perhaps you have already had to ask yourself this question when technical support asked you for a screenshot of error messages you were receiving. You are probably also familiar with tutorials that usually provide step-by-step instructions with screenshots. Here you will learn all about screenshots.

What is a screenshot?
Free alternatives to Adobe InDesign
Free Adobe InDesign alternatives
  • Web design

For creatives and those who are aspiring designers, many programs from Adobe make up a key part of their standard equipment. InDesign is a very popular tool with large publishing houses as well as smaller publishers thanks to its huge range of functions. But quality (and name) come at a price: monthly fees put a hole in the cash register, especially for small companies and self-employed designers....

Free Adobe InDesign alternatives
Free alternatives to Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Illustrator alternatives: what free Illustrator alternatives are there?
  • Web design

Vector-based graphics programs can be used to create drawings and designs for web-based or print media. Of all of the applications on offer, Adobe Illustrator is by far the most popular with many professionals swearing by it. But the specialist software comes with a hefty price tag. However, there are several lesser-known vector graphic programs available free of charge. So, what free alternatives...

Adobe Illustrator alternatives: what free Illustrator alternatives are there?

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.