PHP

How does data backup work for databases?
How to backup databases
  • Security

Backing up your data is a popular option for securing your database. In order to create backup copies, you need additional hardware and to install a suitable backup structure. How do you secure your own network and web server against attacks and proceed to protect your databases?

How to backup databases
The WordPress Maintenance Mode
What is the WordPress Maintenance Mode?
  • CMS

When updating a WordPress website, perhaps with a switch to a new theme and the corresponding layout changes, or with an update to core files, you should utilize the WordPress Maintenance Mode. This prevents users from being met with an error message or even a blank page during the maintenance process. The maintenance mode allows you to create a static site that informs readers that the website is...

What is the WordPress Maintenance Mode?
Install Laravel on Ubuntu
Install the Laravel PHP Framework on Ubuntu 16.04
  • Web development

PHP frameworks make web application development easier by providing an extensive collection of libraries and components. The ability to easily use this pre-existing architecture prevents developers from "reinventing the wheel," and increases work efficiency. Learn how to install and use the Laravel PHP framework, which is one of the most popular and widely-used frameworks available.

Install the Laravel PHP Framework on Ubuntu 16.04
WordPress Migration: Tips for server migration|
WordPress migration: steps for a successful server migration
  • Blogs

There is much more going on behind WordPress blogs than the average visitor is aware of. In addition to texts, pictures and other graphics, it is primarily the behind-the-scenes aspects like plugins and user settings that make the site what it is. All of these features have to be taken into account when migrating from A to B. Thanks to tools like migration plugins, moving your WordPress blog to a...

WordPress migration: steps for a successful server migration
PHP vs. Python
PHP vs. Python – the two programming languages compared
  • Web development

In the PHP vs. Python battle, every developer probably has a favorite. Both programming languages have a large following and are among the best options on the market. Here, you can find out what differences and similarities the two have, where their strengths and weaknesses lie, and for whom PHP and Python are recommended.

PHP vs. Python – the two programming languages compared
ProcessWire
ProcessWire: the open source CMS for individual websites
  • CMS

Do you want to create web pages and have as much freedom as you need? WordPress may be the undisputed market leader, but it also contains unsafe plugins that make attacks easier for hackers or greatly increase loading times. If you are looking for a highly flexible solution that is relatively easy to get to grips with, especially for users with some previous experience, then ProcessWire may be the...

ProcessWire: the open source CMS for individual websites
Joomla: the basics about this open source CMS
Joomla – the open source CMS in profile
  • CMS

Over the past few years, Joomla has established itself as one of the most popular content management systems. This is thanks to its extensive basic functions and large number of extensions developed by the Joomla community. Its functions and design modifications give Joomla projects the crucial final flourishes and even enable you to run an online shop on this open source CMS.

Joomla – the open source CMS in profile
PHPMailer
PHPMailer: how to send emails easily
  • Technical matters

The mail extension PHPMailer is particularly useful when it comes to contact forms on websites and sending automatically generated emails. We’ll show you how to install and send emails with PHPMailer. It’s easy to do. In our article, we’ll also be looking into which features are available for emails as well as PHPMailer examples. Read on for more.

PHPMailer: how to send emails easily
PHP 7 and OPcache speed up websites
Speed up websites noticeably with PHP 7 and OPcache
  • Web development

PHP 7 speeds up dynamic websites by over 100 percent compared to PHP 5.6 through OpCode caching and an optimized Zend Engine. For visitors, this results in a better user experience due to faster page loading. For website developers, it results in improved ranking in Google due to higher page speed. Read on to find out how to boost your speed.

Speed up websites noticeably with PHP 7 and OPcache