Chrome vs. Firefox
Chrome vs. Firefox: The two browsers in direct comparison
  • Website creation

Chrome vs. Firefox – is one of the two web browsers really better than the other? Is there a “right” browser for everyone or are these two leading products interchangeable? In our overview, we reveal some clear differences in terms of features, data privacy and performance. Find out the main advantages and disadvantages of each browser.

Chrome vs. Firefox: The two browsers in direct comparison
Internet TV with Zattoo | what can the web app do?
Zattoo: watch TV online via TV streaming service (also with a free account)
  • Web development

Zattoo enables you to stream TV on different devices and many of the channels can be watched for free. This article explains what the differences are between the free accounts and the various paying packages offered by the Zattoo app.

Zattoo: watch TV online via TV streaming service (also with a free account)
A case for thinking global: Germany’s Impressum laws
Impressum law: What you need to know about special website credits
  • Digital law

Before a website goes live, website operators should have a legal notice in place, also called an “Impressum”. Most internet pages also require a provider identification. Depending on the industry and the contents of the website, special information must be provided. Otherwise, warnings and fines may be issued.

Impressum law: What you need to know about special website credits
Keras tutorial
Keras tutorial: deep learning example with Keras and Python
  • Web development

Are you interested in the field of artificial intelligence? Then it’s time to get started with our Keras tutorial. In this article, you’ll learn to use the Python library to recognize and correctly classify handwritten numbers. We’ll also show you how to prepare the system with Python and Anaconda, and how to train an artificial neural network with Keras.

Keras tutorial: deep learning example with Keras and Python
Using PHP Composer in IONOS Webhosting Packages
Using PHP Composer in IONOS Webhosting Packages
  • Web development

Composer is a so-called "Dependency Management Tool", which makes it possible to comfortably reference external sources and libraries in one's own PHP projects and to keep them up-to-date.

Using PHP Composer in IONOS Webhosting Packages
Install a Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate
Install a Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate on a Cloud Server with Plesk
  • Website creation

Let's Encrypt is a free, automated SSL Certificate Authority. Using Let's Encrypt is a fast, free way to obtain an SSL certificate for your website. With Plesk, you can create and deploy a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate with just a few clicks.For any Cloud Server with Plesk, administrative functions like adding an SSL certificate should always be done using the Plesk interface.

Install a Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate on a Cloud Server with Plesk
Create a hair salon website
Create a hair salon website – quick, simple, and low cost
  • Website creation

Few businesses get away without an online presence nowadays. This also applies to hairdressers, irrespective of whether you’re a mobile one-person team or manage a larger salon. We’ll show you how to quickly, easily and affordably create a professional hair salon website and what you need to look out for.

Create a hair salon website – quick, simple, and low cost
Lua tutorial
Learn Lua with the Lua programming tutorial
  • Web development

Perhaps you have already heard of the script language Lua. Originating from Brazil, this language is used both for game engines as well as in web servers. As an embedded language, Lua allows you to code in a consistent format, completely independent from the respective environment. Lua therefore provides a convenient interface to more complex systems.

Learn Lua with the Lua programming tutorial
What is the builder pattern?
What is the builder pattern?
  • Web development

The builder pattern is a design pattern that is used to simplify the development of software for repetitive processes. It falls under the umbrella “design patterns” which encompasses the use of templates for structuring, depiction of behavior or construction. The builder design pattern falls within the latter category. The builder pattern separates the construction of an object from its...

What is the builder pattern?
What’s the facade pattern?
Facade pattern: unified interface for software projects
  • Web development

The facade design pattern, facade pattern in short, plays an important role in object-oriented software development. The pattern offers an elegant way to merge different interfaces of sub-system classes and develop software more flexibly and in a less complex manner. Find out what this entails and what its advantages and disadvantages are using facade pattern examples.

Facade pattern: unified interface for software projects

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.