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
What is a TIFF file?
What is a TIFF file? An introduction to the image format
  • Web design

There are several image formats to choose from when saving images. Which format is best depends on the intended use. While JPG files require little storage space and are therefore ideal for the web, a TIFF file is best suited for printing high-resolution images thanks to lossless compression. What other features characterize the TIFF format?

What is a TIFF file? An introduction to the image format
What is a pixel?
What does “pixel” mean?
  • Web design

What are pixels? With the widespread use of high-resolution screens and digital cameras, the pixel became the buzzword on everyone’s lips. Behind this tiny, physical point in a raster image you’ll find a sophisticated technology that allows images to be reproduced on displays and printers in detail, in the correct color, and without so-called artifacts.

What does “pixel” mean?
Upgrade PHP on a CentOS 7 Cloud Server
Upgrade PHP From 5.4 to 7.0 on a CentOS 7 Cloud Server
  • Web development

The default version of PHP available on a new Cloud Server running CentOS 7 is version 5.4. Learn how to upgrade this to PHP 7.0. You will need to perform the upgrade by hand, since PHP 7 is not available in the standard CentOS 7 `yum` repository, because it is not considered stable.

Upgrade PHP From 5.4 to 7.0 on a CentOS 7 Cloud Server
Use PHP to Retrieve Information From a MySQL-MariaDB Database
Use PHP to Retrieve Information From a MySQL/MariaDB Database
  • Web development

PHP is designed to easily integrate into a website. One of the most common uses for PHP is to take content from a database and output it on an HTML page. This tutorial will cover how to connect to a MySQL/MariaDB database, pull out information from a simple table, and display it in a simple HTML table.

Use PHP to Retrieve Information From a MySQL/MariaDB Database
Create a Ruby on Rails Application
Create a Simple Ruby on Rails Application
  • Web development

Learn the basics of creating a simple Ruby on Rails application with step-by-step instructions for making a simple "Hello world" application. This tutorial is a beginner's guide for Ruby on Rails, and is designed for users with no prior Ruby on Rails experience.

Create a Simple Ruby on Rails Application
The best UML tools
6 UML tools for every occasion
  • Web development

Comparing UML tools: Looking for the best UML diagram tool? Or do you need a tool to be able to draw simple drafts and exchange ideas quickly in your team? UML programs offer more than just diagram templates for the UML standard. Whether you are looking for communication, a free UML tool, or a complete solution for your company, we explain what you should consider and introduce you to 6 programs...

6 UML tools for every occasion

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.