What is WordPress?

What is WordPress?

Anyone who deals with websites will have heard about WordPress. Over 455 million websites have been created with the content management system. The free open-source software makes professionals’ lives easier by enabling them to create websites without any programming skills. We’ll explain what WordPress is and how it came about.

WordPress mobile plugins

The best WordPress mobile plugins

WordPress mobile plugins help make your website more suitable for smartphones and tablets. That way you can get a more responsive design without having to change your WordPress theme or start from scratch. In our article, we review some of the best WordPress mobile plugins and test them using an example WordPress site.

WordPress vs Joomla

WordPress vs Joomla: CMS in comparison

All CMS come with their own strengths and weaknesses. Should you go for WordPress or Joomla? The differences between the two CMS lie in user friendliness, security, and the available templates, plug-ins, and other extensions. Keep reading to find out which system is best suited to your needs.

Best free Joomla Templates

7 Best free Joomla Templates

Does your website need a new design? It’s a breeze with Joopla – one of the most renowned content management systems. Numerous free Joopla templates are available online to all users. What they all have in common is an easy installation process and extensive design possibilites. Find out more about Joomla’s stylish templates and their main advantages.

Joomla extensions

Joomla extensions: An overview of the best extensions for the CMS

Joomla is a customer management system which offers the option to individually customize websites with Joomla extensions. The extensions are often free and can improve the functionality of Joomla. We have researched the best extensions for you and explain what you should bear in mind when choosing Joomla extensions. Read on to find out.

WordPress blog themes

WordPress blog themes: the best templates

Special WordPress blog themes let you create interesting and visually stunning online logs. Which of the many WordPress blog templates are particularly suitable? What are the advantages and disadvantages of blog themes for WordPress? What makes them different from others and makes them so great for blogging? The price-performance ratio of WordPress blog templates shouldn’t be overlooked.

WooCommerce payments

WooCommerce payments: default types and other payment gateways

For a smooth checkout experience that appeals to many customers, it is recommended to set up different payment methods in WooCommerce. WooCommerce offers different methods by default but you can add other payment gateways, too. Find out more about available payment gateways, their advantages and disadvantages, and the top WooCommerce payment providers.

WordPress Google Maps

WP Google Maps: How to embed Google Maps in WordPress

You can add Google Maps on your WordPress site and all it takes is just a few easy steps. Choose between copy/pasting an embed code or using a plugin. We show how to add google maps to WordPress with and without a plugin, explain all about API keys, and review some of the best plugins available. Read on to find out more.

How to change WordPress fonts

How to change WordPress fonts

Changing the fonts in WordPress — you’d think that’s no big deal. In practice, however, it quickly becomes clear: The topic is way more complex than it seems. When it comes to adding a new font, an admin usually has to get involved. Changing the font size or colour in WordPress is possible for users. Unfortunately, there’s also a lot you can do wrong. We show you how to do it correctly.

WordPress news plugins

The best WordPress news plugins

WordPress news plugins let you display news prominently on your site or tease reports in an exciting way. These plugins are therefore not only suitable for news sites. In our article, we’ll show you which news plugins for WordPress are recommended and what distinguishes the best from the rest. Read on to find out more.

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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