MariaDB Galera Clusters

Galera Cluster for MariaDB: an overview

When it comes to running and managing a Database Management System, synchronising all the interlinked databases is one of the most important and one of the most laborious tasks. However, if you use MariaDB, the Galera Cluster software for Linux can help with this task. It works by distributing database transactions to all the specified servers in real time, optimising use of resources in the...

WordPress: Instagram plug-ins

The best WordPress Instagram plug-ins in comparison

Approximately one third of all websites are created with WordPress. The content management system offers a wide range of possible functions with its numerous plug-ins. There is also a large selection of WordPress Instagram plug-ins. These plug-ins allow you to embed your Instagram feed in WordPress in just a few clicks. Find out how to choose the right Instagram plug-in for your needs.

Instructions for disabling WordPress comments

How to disable comments in WordPress

WordPress was originally designed as a blogging tool, so comments were very important for users. Nowadays, however, all kinds of different websites are created using WordPress, so it’s understandable that not everyone needs this feature. Fortunately, it’s very easy to disable comments in WordPress. You can turn off comments for individual pages or posts or for your entire website. Keep reading to...

WordPress Multisite

Installing WordPress Multisite

WordPress Multisite lets you set up and centrally manage a network of various WordPress websites. As the super administrator, you are in control of this network. For example, you can determine the basic design of the website or assign administrator permissions. Here, you will learn how to install WordPress Multisite with step-by-step instructions and how it can save you both time and money.

Redis tutorial

Redis tutorial: an introduction to the database technology

Working with this in-memory database is not that difficult, but without an easily understandable Redis tutorial, one can quickly become discouraged. Here you will learn how to install the database, configure it, and enter data. We will also show you how to add, get, and delete data step by step.

WordPress forum plug-ins

The best WordPress forum plug-ins in comparison

If you have a WordPress forum plug-in, you give users of your website the possibility to talk and exchange ideas. This strengthens both your community and the trust in your brand. There are several extensions to quickly and easily integrate a forum into your website. Here, we will show you the best WordPress forum plug-ins and compare their features.

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: Chat plug-ins

The best WordPress chat plug-ins compared

In most cases, visitors to a website will be quick to close the site if they can’t find the information they’re looking for. A WordPress chat plug-in lets you answer user questions in real time, increasing your conversion rate, building trust, and fostering customer relationships. Here, we’ll tell you a little about the best-known providers of WordPress chat plug-ins.

What is InfluxDB?

InfluxDB – explanation, advantages, and first steps

The open-source database management system InfluxDB manages and visualises data from time series databases, in which thousands of data sets from Internet of Things (IoT) devices or sensors are captured in a constant stream of time-stamped data. The current version 2.0 runs as a cloud service with its own user interface and is written in the new scripting, and query language, Flux.

What is a cache

Cache: what is a cache and how does intermediate storage work?

At some point, you’ll undoubtedly have been prompted to “clear your cache.” But what exactly does it mean? What does this intermediate storage do, and why should it be cleared at all? Read this article to find out how a cache works, what tasks it performs, and much more on the topic – explained simply with helpful examples.

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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