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 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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
The open-source database management system InfluxDB manages and visualizes 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.
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.
When a web project is growing and the user rates are beginning to skyrocket, some web servers may quickly become overworked when it comes to dispatching requested content. A hardware upgrade may seem like the only option, but this can be an expensive undertaking. Varnish hosting offers an affordable alternative. But despite the excellent performance it delivers, the software still has its...
Caching helps your site load more quickly. This has a positive effect both on user experience and your Google ranking. However, whenever you update or change something on your website, you need to clear the WordPress cache. If you don’t, visitors will see the older, outdated version of your web pages. There are several ways of deleting the WordPress cache. Some require a plugin, others don’t. This...
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 familiarize 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.