Creating a Joomla website

Creating a Joomla! website: Step by step to your own website

If you create your website with Joomla!, you benefit from a well-structured content management system, which already offers many features in the standard installation. However, you first have to master tasks such as hosting or installing the software, and to learn how to use the system. The following Joomla! tutorial supports you in this project.

SSL certificate

SSL certificates: What they are and what they’re for

Security on the internet is always paramount: regardless of whether you run a website yourself or just surf the web, you should always understand the basics of internet security. Here we explain exactly what SSL certificates are, what you need them for, and the different types of certificates that are out there.

How do I convert my site to SSL and HTTPS?

Internet security: secure websites with SSL and HTTPS

The topic of data security is becoming increasingly important for both private users as well as in the business world. As a website owner, you should take all the necessary precautions to ensure that a visit to your site is as secure as possible. Converting your site from HTTP to HTTPS or SSL is an important first step to securing your website and gaining your customers’ trust.

Learn PHP: our all-encompassing PHP tutorial for beginners

Learn PHP: a PHP tutorial

With a market share of more than 80%, PHP is the go-to scripting language for many programmers when it comes to creating dynamic content. Whether you’re operating your own weblog, running an internet forum, or designing an online shop, it’s likely that the software behind this will be written via PHP. Our PHP tutorial for beginners will introduce you to the basics of the popular scripting...

Mistakes when creating a website

The 7 biggest mistakes when creating a website

Having their own website is basically indispensable for companies and self-employed people. After all, it enables them to present themselves on the web and get in touch with potential customers. To make the most of this opportunity, you should approach this task with the necessary professionalism. Make sure to avoid the typical mistakes such as those described in the following article.

Tips for better website security

Website security: how to protect your web presence

Would you leave your window open at night if you knew there were intruders lurking about? Obviously the answer to this question is ‘no’. Many companies and individuals leave their virtual window open to cyber criminals by not adequately protecting their websites. Website security is an extremely important topic. Only by regularly carrying out security checks and following the proper precautions...

WhatsApp Web becomes a new desktop app

WhatsApp for PC and Mac: WhatsApp Web’s desktop version

Instant messengers like WhatsApp dominate the day-to-day online communication for most Internet users. So it’s no surprise that the Facebook subsidiary has provided a new tool to allow its users to chat on their desktops too. A year ago, they brought out WhatsApp Web. In May 2016, WhatsApp brought out a native desktop app for Windows and Mac OS. We’ll explain how it works.

iframe

iframe: the HTML explained

The iframe HTML tag, in a sense, opens a browser window within a browser window. With this technique, content from third-party websites can be incorporated into one’s HTML document relatively easily. For example, this technique is regularly utilized when embedding YouTube videos. This means users can enjoy external content without having to leave a website. So how can iframes be incorporated?

WebM

WebM: What you need to know about the Google media format!

MP4 is already a few years old. Could this be the time for a new video standard? With WebM, Google has already provided an open-source, free market competitor. Since its introduction in 2010, there has been much discussion about the WebM format. While Google is attempting to advance the project with the aid of YouTube and Android, Microsoft and Apple are opposed to it. Why is this the case? What...

Regular expression tutorial

Regular expressions (regex): The easy way to describe strings

Searching text and code for specific strings on your own can be extremely tedious, especially if your document is large. Since the beginning of the computer age, there have been useful tools or functions that feature regular expression capabilities, also known as regex, to automate this search process to the greatest extent possible.


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