WooCommerce themes

The top WooCommerce themes 2021

There are so many different providers on the market offering WooCommerce templates, so it can be hard to know which one is right for your shop and fits it best. Here, we’ve summarised the top five commercial and free WooCommerce themes 2021 to help you find the one that best suits your web store. Read on to find out more.

Checking your WordPress version

How to check your WordPress version

WordPress is the world’s most popular Content Management System (CMS) and is continually being updated to ensure it remains secure as more and more plugins are released. The new versions and upgrades are made available via the back end. But how do you find out what version of WordPress you have? Well, there are actually three ways. Some require you to log in, others don’t. Keep reading to find...

WordPress on XAMPP

Install WordPress with XAMPP quickly

A local WordPress installation provides a safe platform to build a new website or make changes to an existing site. Installing WordPress in XAMPP is a straightforward solution to quickly set up a local test environment. We show you how to install XAMPP and integrate it in WordPress step by step.

WooCommerce plugins

The best WooCommerce plugins: how to improve your online shop

Every online shop operator needs different functions for their site. If you have built your online shop with WooCommerce, numerous WooCommerce plugins – both free of charge and for a cost – offer the possibility to adapt your shop precisely to your requirements. We’ll introduce you to the most important WooCommerce plugins for marketing efforts, the buying process, and improved checkout processes....

Remote Monitoring

What is Remote Monitoring and Management?

An in-house IT department is not the right solution for every company. More cost-effective and in many cases simply better, remote monitoring and management can be used to control and maintain systems and end devices remotely. We will explain exactly how it works and what benefits it brings. Simply read on to find out more.

Open source databases comparison

5 open source databases in comparison

Open source databases are a much cheaper and often very reliable alternative to the well-known commercial providers. Even large corporations therefore now rely on these free options. But which system is suitable for which purpose? How do open source databases perform in terms of handling large amounts of data? We created a comparison of popular databases.

WordPress multi language

WordPress multi language: create a multilingual website

Increased traffic or visibility in search engines or an improved corporate image are just some of the advantages for setting up a multi language WordPress site. Find out when a multilingual site is suitable and which solutions are available for the implementation of your multilingual WordPress website.

Make your WordPress faster

Website optimisation: making WordPress faster

Internet users usually decide within seconds whether they are going to leave or stay on a page. Even for simple WordPress sites, poor loading time is a common problem that causes visitors to hit that ‘back’ button. But fear not! There are several simple tricks and practical plugins that help optimise WordPress performance.

WordPress menu plugins

The best WordPress menu plugins

WordPress menu plugins are designed to help you make your website easy to navigate. Thanks to features such as mega menus, sticky menus, animated flyouts and more, you can structure and style your menus to suit your content and ensure a great user experience. In this guide we present some of the best WordPress menu plugins and share some tips to help you choose the right plugin for you.

WordPress: domain change and domain transfer

WordPress domain transfer: switching providers and changing your WordPress domain

WordPress websites are always subject to change. Some users may be dissatisfied with their provider and want to change web host, while others may be unhappy with their current domain name and want a new web address. With WordPress, it’s easy to transfer domains and change providers, whether you work with your own WordPress installation or use wordpress.com.

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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