UTF-8: encoding global digital communication
UTF-8: the network standard
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UTF-8 is method of Unicode character encoding, which claims to cover all modern languages for data processing. The format has significantly influenced international digital communication. But what exactly does “UTF-8” mean? And what is special about UTF-8 in the Unicode character set? Here you can find out which structure the coding is based on, and which bytes are permitted in the standard...

UTF-8: the network standard
How to enable cookies in your browser
How do I enable cookies in my web browser?
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Cookies save user information during website access to improve the page’s user-friendliness or record customer behavior. They’re responsible for noting down login data, browser settings, and other useful information so that you don’t have to set everything up again each time you visit the same site. Cookies can be completely or partially enabled, or just enabled for particular websites. How to...

How do I enable cookies in my web browser?
Creating a Wikipedia page
Create your own Wikipedia page
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Have you ever toyed with the idea of creating your own Wikipedia entry? There are certain criteria Wikipedia requires in order to publish an article – and to ensure that content is fact-based, new entries are extensively checked by Wikipedia editors. Learn how to make your own Wikipedia page, and reduce the risk of your article being deleted.

Create your own Wikipedia page
Replacing an SSL Certificate affected by Browser Distrust
Replacing SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Certificates affected by browser distrust
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Due to browser community distrust in Symantec, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have decided to distrust websites with SSL certificates issued by Symantec before December 1st, 2017. This article outlines the steps and important key dates that website operators need to be aware of in order to sucessfully renew or replace their SSL certificates before their website is branded with a warning...

Replacing SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Certificates affected by browser distrust
How to Disable Cookies
Disabling cookies: how to turn off cookies in your browser
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Cookies serve various purposes on the internet: primarily, they store user data in order to facilitate easy operation of web pages and to make certain web applications available. But they can also be used to track user activity and intrude on user privacy. There are therefore good reasons to either partially disable, i.e. allow them only on certain pages, or completely disable cookies. You can do...

Disabling cookies: how to turn off cookies in your browser
Sitemap
Sitemaps – Here’s what you need to know
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Sitemaps belong to the standard features of a website, but they seem to be gradually disappearing from the World Wide Web. Some online presences hide the navigation file or even forgo it completely. We explain why search engines like Google still give sitemaps a lot of attention, how important sitemaps are for SEO as a result, and how you can create sitemaps yourself – manually or with a sitemap...

Sitemaps – Here’s what you need to know
Information architecture of a Website: Basics
Information architecture – the backbone of every website
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The successful information architecture of a website ensures that users and search engines can quickly and easily orient themselves within a website. Anyone who categorizes page content in a sensible way and structures it efficiently facilitates both daily work on the page and later expansion of the website. As a basic framework of the website, information architecture is an important factor in...

Information architecture – the backbone of every website
What does WYSIWYG mean?
WYSIWYG: I spy with my little eye
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WYSIWYG: This strange sequence of letters has become the standard for most editor programs. This is why many users can’t imagine how these programs work without the 'what you see is what you get' principle. In the field of HTML editors, there are different approaches and opinions. We explain exactly what is behind the acronym, show you the advantages and disadvantages of the principle, and...

WYSIWYG: I spy with my little eye
Risks and rewards of a rebrand
Risks and rewards of a rebrand - 5 tips to choosing the right domain and migrating successfully
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Rebranding or redesigning your company’s online presence can be a nerve-wracking venture, representing a big change for your company. Whether relaunching under a new name or changing your corporate image, the challenges are not to be ignored. From selecting the best domain name to following the most important SEO aspects, this article guides you through five easy steps towards a successful...

Risks and rewards of a rebrand - 5 tips to choosing the right domain and migrating successfully
Intelligent search: using the search function
Intelligent search: a user-friendly search bar for your online shop
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For many customers, the search bar is the first port of call when visiting an online shop. It is the most important tool for research and shopping online; something which most e-commerce retailers have been aware of now for quite some time. But a search bar is often not enough. Many retailers choose to use very basic standard solutions, despite the fact that an intelligent search with features...

Intelligent search: a user-friendly search bar for your online shop