Shift key

The Shift key – functions and keyboard shortcuts

The most important function of the Shift key is to switch between uppercase and lowercase letters. These two keys on the bottom left and right side of the keyboard originate from the days of mechanical typewriters. The Shift keys on your keyboard have a range of other interesting functions on your Windows PC. In this article, we’ll walk you through them.

What is a screenshot?

What is a screenshot?

What is a screenshot and how do you take them? Perhaps you have already had to ask yourself this question when technical support asked you for a screenshot of error messages you were receiving. You are probably also familiar with tutorials that usually provide step-by-step instructions with screenshots. Here you will learn all about screenshots.

Free alternatives to Adobe InDesign

Free Adobe InDesign alternatives

For creatives and those who are aspiring designers, many programmes from Adobe make up a key part of their standard equipment. InDesign is a very popular tool with large publishing houses as well as smaller publishers thanks to its huge range of functions. But quality (and name) come at a price: monthly fees put a hole in the cash register, especially for small companies and self-employed...

Free alternatives to Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator alternatives: what free Illustrator alternatives are there?

Vector-based graphics programs can be used to create drawings and designs for web-based or print media. Of all of the applications on offer, Adobe Illustrator is by far the most popular with many professionals swearing by it. But the specialist software comes with a hefty price tag. However, there are several lesser-known vector graphic programs available free of charge. So, what free alternatives...

Chrome vs. Firefox

Chrome vs. Firefox: The two browsers in direct comparison

Chrome vs. Firefox – is one of the two web browsers really better than the other? Is there a ‘right’ browser for everyone or are these two leading products interchangeable? In our overview, we reveal some clear differences in terms of features, data privacy and performance. Find out the main advantages and disadvantages of each browser.

Rooting an Android

Rooting (Android) – how expanded Android access works

Operating systems on mobile devices are easy to install and just as easy to use. With Android and other operating systems, access to the administrator account is locked by default in order to guarantee long-term security and stability. By rooting your tablet or phone, you can lift this block and unlock many additional administration possibilities.

A case for thinking global: Germany’s Impressum laws.

Impressum law: What you need to know about special website credits

Before a website goes live, website operators should have a legal notice in place, also called an ‘Impressum’. Most internet pages also require a provider identification. Depending on the industry and the contents of the website, special information must be provided. Otherwise, warnings and fines may be issued.

Keras tutorial

Keras tutorial: deep learning example with Keras and Python

Are you interested in the field of artificial intelligence? Then it’s time to get started with our Keras tutorial. In this article, you’ll learn to use the Python library to recognise and correctly classify handwritten numbers. We’ll also show you how to prepare the system with Python and Anaconda, and how to train an artificial neural network with Keras.

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.

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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