WordPress plugin favourites

WordPress turns 19: our 19 favourite plugins

From boosting security and privacy to web development – there are plenty of useful WordPress plugins. Almost any conceivable field of application is now covered by the plethora of practical extensions. To celebrate the 19th birthday of the CMS, IONOS has decided to share its favourite plugins and you might be surprised.

WordPress themes: elements and structure

WordPress themes: elements and structure

The blog software, WordPress, has many strengths, one of them being that design and layout can be separated from the program core. This allows users to customise the appearance of website content using themes without having to interfere with the actual software. Here, we explain the function of WordPress themes, their components, and their structure.

Resetting WordPress

Resetting WordPress: Methods and tips

The flexibility of WordPress is both a blessing and a curse. It is all too easy to get entangled in a thicket of incompatible plugins. Then the site stops loading properly or fails to load completely. Wouldn’t it be nice to just start all over again? However, resetting a WordPress site is a complex undertaking. We’ll show you how to do it properly.

WordPress sitemap

Create a WordPress sitemap: better with plugins

A WordPress sitemap improves the search engine ranking of a website by providing structured data. But how can you implement one quickly and what features does WordPress provide to this end? A WordPress plugin is the quickest option to install a sitemap. Our guide reveals how to implement a WordPress sitemap and which parameters are relevant for Google and other search engines.

ProcessWire

ProcessWire: the open source CMS for individual websites

Do you want to create web pages and have as much freedom as you need? WordPress may be the undisputed market leader, but it also contains unsafe plugins that make attacks easier for hackers or greatly increase loading times. If you are looking for a highly flexible solution that is relatively easy to get to grips with, especially for users with some previous experience, then ProcessWire may be the...

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org: Which is more suitable for your website?

The winner of the WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org duel can be decided by carrying out a direct comparison of the two. Which option is more user-friendly, which is more flexible, and for which purposes are the two solutions best suited? In our article, you can find out whether WordPress.com or .org prevails and what differentiates or unites the two.

WordPress booking plugins

WordPress booking plugins: Introducing the top ten

By using a WordPress booking plugin on your website, you enable customers to make appointments or reservations quickly and easily. At the same time, the plugin calendar helps you to keep track of everything. In our article, we explain what makes a good booking plugin for WordPress and introduce you to ten recommended options and their features.

WordPress: Slider plugins

WordPress slider: An overview of the seven best slider plugins

WordPress offers users the possibility to highlight relevant content in the form of a slider on their own website. This can be done particularly fast and easy with the help of a WordPress slider plugin. It’s simple to do — even beginners can create a professional WordPress slider. We present the best WordPress slider providers.

WooCommerce shortcodes

WooCommerce with shortcodes: Easy integration into WordPress

WooCommerce shortcodes are short commands in square brackets. They are handy and effective when customising the design of an online shop with WooCommerce. Shortcodes make the work a lot easier. How exactly do they help you to control the processes in your online shop? What sources of error are there? Which additional WooCommerce shortcode plugins are available for WordPress?

HTTP error 500: Internal Server Error

How to fix HTTP 500 internal server error?

Error messages when surfing the net are a nuisance for everyone involved, but especially for those who have to find out what the problem is. The search for a solution can be particularly tedious if the status code message barely provides any information on the source of the error. The HTTP error 500 (“Internal Server Error”) is a collective status code. We give you tips on where errors could have...

Hosting

The IONOS Web Hosting Guide: advice for website administration

Hosting an internet presence (web hosting) is getting easier and easier thanks to the variety of tools and increasingly user-friendly content management systems. But it’s still good to familiarise yourself with the finer points of online service administration: and this is where our Web Hosting Guide comes in. In our Digital Guide to hosting, you’ll find in-depth information and recommendations on programs, tools, plugins as well as general hosting tips. These useful articles are designed for all levels, from beginners to professional users: with relevant content and comprehensive detail, the IONOS Web Hosting Guide offers expert knowledge to a broad readership.

CMS, blogs, and technical matters

The ‘Hosting’ category is one of six sections of the IONOS Digital Guide. This is then split into three further subcategories: ‘CMS’, ‘Blogs’, and ‘Technical matters’. The first of these is devoted to content management systems, looking at the considerable number of options available for website creation and administration. The ‘Blogs’ subcategory offers advice and guidance on the establishment and operation of a successful weblog. Here, we also introduce the many extensions and tweaks available for the most widely used blogging and CMS application of all – WordPress. Our final section focuses on information and tips on ‘Technical matters’. This subcategory explores the different sorts of web hosting, the various programs which lighten your web hosting workload, new hosting opportunities, and everything else you need to know about the administration of internet resources.

From beginner to expert: hosting tips for every ability

Our Web Hosting Guide isn’t just for checking basic requirements and techniques of site administration – trained professionals can also expand upon their existing knowledge by reading our articles. Articles like ‘What is shared hosting?’ or our ‘Blog with success’ series are suitable for readers who are new to web hosting, whereas specific posts like ‘Indexing management with robots.txt’ or ‘The top ten .htaccess tricks’ require prior knowledge and experience. This variety makes our Web Hosting Guide attractive and accessible for anyone interested in website administration. Whether you’re a small to medium-sized enterprise, a blogger, a developer, or simply a technology enthusiast: IONOS has got you covered.


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