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
How to create and embed a Twitter widget
Add tweets to your homepage with the Twitter widget
  • Website creation

Embedding Twitter on your website doesn’t just mean a pop-up window to your Twitter news feed; thanks to the Twitter widget, you can add actual elements of your Twitter account to your website. This could be tweets you’ve favorited, lists you’ve compiled, or even your entire news feed – it’s up to you. Find out how this works and what the benefits are in our guide to embedding a Twitter feed.

Add tweets to your homepage with the Twitter widget
How to uninstall Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge: How to uninstall the web browser
  • Web development

Uninstalling the Windows’ default browser, Microsoft Edge, is more complicated than you might think. Even if you have managed to uninstall Edge, Microsoft will continue trying to reinstall it on your computer through updates. We will show you how to permanently uninstall Microsoft Edge from your computer in our step-by-step guide.

Microsoft Edge: How to uninstall the web browser
Chrome screenshots
Screenshots in Chrome: the three best methods
  • Web design

There are several ways to create screenshots in Google Chrome. Besides simply storing them, an editor tool can be useful to crop images afterwards. There are also some useful keyboard shortcuts. Read on to find out more about the options available to take Chrome screenshots and how to screenshot in Chrome step by step.

Screenshots in Chrome: the three best methods
Membership site
How to create a membership site, i.e. a password-protected website
  • Website creation

It is not uncommon for websites to have a members’ area that contains exclusive content for registered members only in order to attract customers and foster loyalty long-term. Learn how to make a private website that requires a password, how to convert users, and what else you should consider when creating a membership site.

How to create a membership site, i.e. a password-protected website
Create a donate button
Adding a donate button to your website
  • Website creation

If you want to raise money for your own purposes or, for example, for a charitable organization, a donate button can be a handy tool. Here, we’ll show you how to set up a donate button via WordPress or PayPal, explore who it’s suitable for, and what you might need to consider in advance. Read our useful article to find out more.

Adding a donate button to your website
PHP vs. Python
PHP vs. Python – the two programming languages compared
  • Web development

In the PHP vs. Python battle, every developer probably has a favorite. Both programming languages have a large following and are among the best options on the market. Here, you can find out what differences and similarities the two have, where their strengths and weaknesses lie, and for whom PHP and Python are recommended.

PHP vs. Python – the two programming languages compared
Enable JavaScript
Enable JavaScript: How to turn on the script language in your browser
  • Web development

It’s hard to imagine the modern web without JavaScript. Next to HTML and CSS, the programming language plays a decisive role in the implementation of user-friendly and attractive web projects. A website without scripts written in JavaScript that provides the desired amount of interactivity is hardly possible. In this guide, we explain why many users decide to block the language in their browser...

Enable JavaScript: How to turn on the script language in your browser
What is Jira?
What is Jira? About the project management software
  • Web development

Successful companies will continually strive to optimize workflows. The project management software Jira simplifies and improves teamwork by clearly documenting the necessary steps in a task to ensure the best results. We explain what Jira is, what benefits the tool brings to an organization, and which tasks the software is primarily intended for.

What is Jira? About the project management software
HTML editors
HTML editors: 14 HTML editors in the test
  • Web development

Creating and editing code, as well as programming websites and software, is much easier with an HTML editor. But how can you recognize a good HTML editor and what advantages and disadvantages should you look for when choosing one? Our practical overview presents recommended HTML editors along with their strengths and weaknesses.

HTML editors: 14 HTML editors in the test

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.