Writing content for websites

Writing content for websites: 9 tips for more effective website copy

‘Nobody reads online content.’ So goes the claim and there’s some truth to it. But web texts that are well-written and relevant to your readers tend to find an audience and are favoured by search engines. But how do you write good content for the web and what do you need to consider when looking for topics and structure? Read on to find out more top tips on how to write effective website content.

Single Page Application

Single Page Applications – Definition, functionality, and benefits

We all use a plethora of dynamic websites every day. In many cases, these are down to so-called single page applications, in which only a single HTML document is used. This article shows you exactly how single page applications work, when it makes sense to use them, and which frameworks can be used to program them. Read on for more.

Fn key

Fn key: How to enable or disable the Fn button

Did you know that on very small keyboards there is a numeric keypad you can activate? You can access this along with other useful functions by using the Fn key. If you want to be able to use these functions without having to use a keyboard shortcut, all you need to do is enable or disable this key. In this article, we’ll show you how to do this and which specific functions you need to be able to...

Ctrl key

The Ctrl key: explanation and important shortcuts

The Ctrl key only has a function when it is combined with other keys. There are a variety of Ctrl key shortcuts which enable you to perform common commands in programs or in the operating system with exceptional speed. These can save time because you no longer need to access a function using the mouse or accessing it via the menu. We have compiled an overview of the most important shortcuts for...

Alt Gr key

Alt Gr key: how to access hidden keyboard functions

Most of the keys on a computer keyboard have several functions. For example, some common symbols such as the $ or the @ sign are hidden behind other keys. The most convenient way to access these is to press the Alt Gr button, which can be substituted by the Alt and Ctrl keys on US keyboards. Learn about the most important shortcuts and how to access the special characters using the Alt Gr key.

Alt key

Alt key: basics and important key combinations

On its own, the Alt key has no assigned function. In combination with other keys, however, it allows quick access to commands in Windows and its programs. By using these key combinations, you can save time and work more efficiently. We’ve summarised the most important shortcuts and key combinations for using the Alt key.

Caps Lock

Caps Lock: how to turn the ‘all caps’ key on and off

The Caps Lock key switches all the letters on your keyboard from lowercase to uppercase until you turn it off. This is often useful, but it can also be annoying if you accidentally press the key. In this article, we’ll explain the function of the Caps Lock key in detail and show you where it’s located on your keyboard. We’ll also explain how to temporarily or permanently disable the Caps Lock key....

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.

Continuous Integration vs. Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Deployment

Continuous Integration vs. Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Deployment – Software development models at a glance

Choosing the right development model is essential for successful software programming. This makes it possible to minimise development costs in the long term by using an approach that fits your requirements. The continuous integration vs. continuous delivery vs. continuous deployment comparison shows you which model is best suited for you and your project.

What do EU cookie laws mean for you?

EU cookie laws and how they affect your business

Cookies can be helpful business tools, but they often toe the data protection line dangerously. As a result of this tendency towards uncertainty, the EU has introduced a new cookie law to protect its users. The new policy makes opt-in procedures compulsory because the user must provide their consent every time. What do website operators need to pay attention to be compliant?

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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