PHP 7.2

PHP 7.2 – end-of-life (EOL) on November 30, 2020

 

PHP 7.2 will not be supported much longer. Now is the time to take advantage of the time left before the end-of-life date and replace outdated versions with more recent PHP code. This will make sure security gaps are closed, bugs are fixed, and the performance of web offers won’t...

 

What is the EU-US Privacy-Shield?

Privacy Shield – controversial data transfer agreement between the EU and the US

 

For some years, the Privacy Shield has regulated the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. But in July 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield. For many companies, the end of the privacy agreement came as a complete...

 

PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

 

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked,...

 

How to create a sitemap.xml file

Sitemap.xml: functions and how to create it

The more extensive a web project becomes, the more important it is to have an appropriate and organised structure. This way, you not only make it easier for visitors, but also for search engines to find various topics and pages. For the best possible indexing, the use of XML sitemaps is also recommended: the practical lists, which can be integrated at any time, provide crawlers with a complete,...

What is the EU-US Privacy-Shield?

Privacy Shield – controversial data transfer agreement between the EU and the US

For some years, the Privacy Shield has regulated the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. But in July 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield. For many companies, the end of the privacy agreement came as a complete surprise. What were the contents of the EU-US Privacy Shield, what made it fail, and what does it mean for the UK in light of...

Change Firefox language

How to change Firefox language settings

When you download Firefox, you can select which language menus, buttons, and all other components of the user interface should be shown in. In total, the browser offers 90 different languages. But if you want to change the Firefox language at a later stage, our step-by-step guide offers a clear overview of how to change your Firefox language settings.

Change Chrome language

Change language in Chrome: step-by-step guide

Google Chrome offers a range of automated settings. But these aren’t always ideal for every user. If the wrong language is set in your browser, there are easy ways to change the Chrome language. The following tutorial shows you how to switch settings in just a few clicks.

What is DevOps?

What is DevOps?

DevOps is a modern solution that is being used by more and more companies in the software development sector. It creates a new company culture, and promises quicker, simpler processes, as well as better communication and collaboration. Learn about the pros and cons of this system, and its range of uses.

What is WebSocket?

What is WebSocket? Explanation and examples

Client-server connections are typically made via HTTP using a request-and-response model. In other words, when new data is required, the client sends a request to the server. The server then checks the request and sends a response to the client. At this point – and not before – the data becomes visible. WebSocket establishes a two-way connection that makes this process much quicker, even without a...

What is low-code?

Low-code: Definition, characteristics, and applications

What is low-code and when is it a good idea to use a low-code platform? Low-code development involves visual components instead of conventional programming techniques. Low-code is therefore particularly suited to technical amateurs who are unable to write complex code. But professional developers also use this method to save time and costs when developing software applications.

PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked, meaning that errors may occur if the code is not up to date. You can find all the important information about the new...

Google Chrome: Dark mode

Google Chrome: Dark mode available from Version 74 onwards

Google Chrome’s dark mode, also known as Chrome night mode, is available from Version 74 of the browser onwards and can be enabled on all devices. You can use Chrome dark mode on all computers running Windows or macOS operating systems, as well as on smartphones running iOS or Android. It can be enabled manually or automatically.

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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