Magento is one of the most widely used eCommerce solutions. However, there are a few competitive providers that can keep up with the top dog in terms of functionality. Individual providers differ in functional scope and pricing. For a comprehensive overview, we have compiled the top Magento alternatives. Read on to find out more.
Embedding YouTube videos in WordPress is simple enough to do using the CMS. However, if you want to customise movies, add a playlist, or boost a page’s loading speed, there are several plugins available to embed YouTube videos easily in WordPress. This article explains more about the different options available to you and how to embed videos.
The demands that different-sized stores place on a good e-commerce software vary greatly. As such, in addition to the popular software WooCommerce, there may be other alternatives that are better suited to individual stores. In this article you will find out what alternatives there are to WooCommerce, what makes them stand out, and to which stores the individual options are best suited.
Too many redirects! If a redirect or forwarding to a website does not work properly, your browser will inform you of this error, preventing you from getting stuck in an infinite loop. In our article, you will learn exactly what ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS is, how the problem arises, and what you can do when there are simply too many redirects.
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.
Changes made by new themes or plugins can corrupt or affect a page. A version control system like GitHub ensures that all adjustments first take place in a safe environment and previous steps can be revisited. Even for WordPress, GitHub is a very useful addition. Learn all about the software and its many benefits here.
WordPress enjoys great popularity not only among users, but also among criminals. The high degree of distribution and known security vulnerabilities basically invite illegal attacks on data and information. A popular target: the WordPress admin login. Learn in our article what the general problem with the login page is and how to change your WP admin URL in WordPress.
Keeping your finger on the pulse is important for blog and website owners. If subscribers lose interest because they miss information about new posts, they may not come back. A WordPress RSS feed provides a solution. Readers and subscribers of a website can simply subscribe to the RSS feed via browser or plugin and automatically receive news about the website.
Changing the WordPress permalink to create meaningful URLs has multiple advantages. For example, search engine bots read the URL and rank it thematically for appropriate search queries. Website visitors also often use the URLs to find their way around. We show you how to change the WordPress permalink quickly and easily.
Search engines use crawlers to find new pages and index them for search. Although this is usually seen as a good thing, it can become annoying when parts of a website that aren’t meant for public eyes still get crawled. You can use robots.txt to exclude WordPress pages from crawlers. We explain how this works in our article.
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.