Website accessibility
Web accessibility: reach more people online
  • Web development

Accessible websites remove obstacles: People with disabilities, the elderly, mobile users, or young visitors have different needs and demands when surfing the net. Many website operators have already implemented changes to make their sites more accessible to everyone. It’s not just the user that benefits from accessible web design, however: companies will find their websites rank better in the...

Web accessibility: reach more people online
Node.js for a Website With Apache on Ubuntu
How to deploy Node.js application with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04
  • Web development

Applications you create with Node.js can be run any time from the command line. Another option is to deploy your scripts as a service, so that they automatically restart when errors occur, for example. Our article explains everything you need to know so read on to find out how to implement a Node.js app using Apache on Ubuntu 16.04.

How to deploy Node.js application with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04
Solve MySQL/MariaDB "Too many connections" error
Fix a MySQL/MariaDB “Too many connections” error
  • Web development

Learn how to solve the MySQL/MariaDB “Too many connections” error, which occurs when all available MySQL/MariaDB connections are in use. This error may occur in a script which connects to MySQL/MariaDB, or on a webpage which is generated (in whole or in part) from elements provided by a MySQL/MariaDB database. Read on for more.

Fix a MySQL/MariaDB “Too many connections” error
Sustainable web design
Sustainable web design: Green web design explained
  • Web design

The Internet and the operation of data centers produce around 2.8 percent of global CO2 emissions per year. Sustainable web design can help reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions – and therefore the eco-balance of the Internet. What is sustainable web design, and how can you create an eco-friendly website? Let’s find out.

Sustainable web design: Green web design explained
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
Run Python as a CGI Script
Run Python as a CGI Script
  • Web development

There are several ways to use Python to create a web application, or generate web content. In this tutorial we will cover the simplest and most basic form of viewing the output of a Python script in a browser.

Run Python as a CGI Script
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

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.