Install a Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate

Install a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate on a cloud server with Plesk

Let's Encrypt is a free, automated SSL certificate Authority. Using Let's Encrypt is a fast, free way to obtain an SSL certificate for your website. With Plesk, you can create and deploy a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate with just a few clicks. For any Cloud Server with Plesk, administrative functions like adding an SSL certificate should always be done using the Plesk interface.

Gain users’ confidence with a privacy policy

Getting a privacy policy for your website

An important part of a website that many operators underestimate is the privacy policy. This notifies site visitors of the information they are disclosing about themselves and what their data will be used for. But what kind of information should this declaration contain, what has changed since the EU General Data Protection Regulation law came in to action?

Create a hairdresser website

Create a hairdresser website – quick, simple, and low cost

Few businesses get away without an online presence nowadays. This also applies to hairdressers, irrespective of whether you’re a mobile one-person team or manage a larger salon. We’ll show you how to quickly, easily and affordably create a professional hair salon website and what you need to look out for.

Tab key

The tab key: the most important features

The tab key was an established part of the keyboard back in the day of typewriters – and it still exists today on modern computer keyboards. Although its functions have been significantly expanded in the meantime to simplify everyday work, the tab key is still widely underused. Here, we will tell you about the multi-functional uses of the tab key in programs, internet browsers, and Windows.

Lua tutorial

Learn Lua with the Lua programming tutorial

Perhaps you have already heard of the script language Lua. Originating from Brazil, this language is used both for game engines as well as in web servers. As an embedded language, Lua allows you to code in a consistent format, completely independent from the respective environment. Lua therefore provides a convenient interface to more complex systems.

What is the builder pattern?

What is the builder pattern?

The builder pattern is a design pattern that is used to simplify the development of software for repetitive processes. It falls under the umbrella ‘design patterns’ which encompasses the use of templates for structuring, depiction of behaviour or construction. The builder design pattern falls within the latter category. The builder pattern separates the construction of an object from its...

What’s the facade pattern?

Facade pattern: unified interface for software projects

The facade design pattern, facade pattern in short, plays an important role in object-oriented software development. The pattern offers an elegant way to merge different interfaces of sub-system classes and develop software more flexibly and in a less complex manner. Find out what this entails and what its advantages and disadvantages are using facade pattern examples.

Singleton design pattern

The singleton pattern – a class in itself

The singleton pattern comes into play when unchangeable programme sequences are used. A singleton guarantees that a class exists only once. It belongs to the category of creational design patterns in software development. Here, we’ll explore why the singleton design pattern is considered a powerful and yet problematic tool.

What is the decorator pattern?

Decorator pattern: a pattern for dynamic class expansion

Developers often come across huge challenges when managing classes. That is particularly true when managing a large number of sub-classes. The so-called ‘decorator pattern’ promises a solution: the design pattern allows for dynamic optimisation and expansion of classes during the compilation process or even while running software.

Websites

IONOS Website Guide: website advice for all

A website isn’t just a website – these days, there are countless ways to create an online presence in a way that matches your expectations. The ‘Websites’ section of the IONOS Digital Guide offers detailed information about creating, managing, and optimising websites as well as facts and general background information on the World Wide Web. For a closer look, you can also explore one of several subcategories about different topics. Here, we present website advice for everyone, from mere enthusiasts to qualified professionals.

What’s in the IONOS Website Guide?

The ‘Websites’ section is one of six main categories in the IONOS Digital Guide. ‘Websites’ is then broken down into four further subcategories: ‘Website creation, ‘Web design’, ‘Web development’, and ‘Digital law’. While ‘Website creation’ focuses primarily on the technical aspects of internet sites, ‘Web design’ articles look at the optical makeup of content, in particular the use of text, images, and responsive displays through HTML or CSS. ‘Web development’ covers the use of scripting languages, like PHP or JavaScript, as well as specific tools for the development of internet services. But basic information about the standards and trends of website development can also be found here. The subcategory ‘Digital law’ presents online laws and practices, like image usage rights and privacy policies.

Website advice for beginners, advanced users, and professionals

The Website Guide serves as an information portal for small and medium-sized companies, along with developers, web designers, technology lovers, and general internet enthusiasts. Many articles on the IONOS Digital Guide require little background knowledge, though some are also aimed at more experienced users. Beginners can enjoy posts on topics like ‘What exactly is a website?’, ‘The basics for modern web development’, or ‘How are websites accessed?’, while more advanced readers can broaden their knowledge of specific topics with comprehensive articles and tutorials. So whether you are a novice, an advanced user, or a professional: our handy Website Guide has plenty of useful tips and tricks to help you become an expert on the World Wide Web.


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