Regedit
Regedit: The built-in editor for the Windows registry
  • Web development

The Windows registry is the central storage location for system data and settings in Microsoft systems. Third-party programs can also store information and settings in this database, which can be further processed without conversion due to the binary format. Users who would like to view the registration database or change entries now have the perfect solution with the Regedit editor.

Regedit: The built-in editor for the Windows registry
Code editors
Overview of code editors: the best applications for Windows, Mac, etc.
  • Web development

Code editors are frequently used by programmers. These editors have features such as syntax highlighting and autocomplete for words and codes which simplify the process of writing code. This saves programmers a lot of time.

Overview of code editors: the best applications for Windows, Mac, etc.
RTMP
What is RTMP (Real Time Messaging Protocol)?
  • Web development

Several network and transport protocols are involved in smooth video and audio streams. One of the most popular of these protocols is the Real Time Messaging Protocol, which has been in use for over a decade. We’ll show you how RTMP works in the first place and exactly where the protocol’s applications lie in our article.

What is RTMP (Real Time Messaging Protocol)?
C++++
What is C++++? A programming language?
  • Web development

C++++ is technically not a programming language. Instead, it’s an interpretation of a real programming language that many developers work with every day, known as C#. But how do four plus signs become a sharp sign and what else is there to know about C++++? All the answers can be found in our dedicated article so simply read on for more.

What is C++++? A programming language?
DOCTYPE html
How to use the DOCTYPE html tag
  • Web development

The DOCTYPE html declaration should be placed in the first line of code of HTML documents and sub-pages to define syntax and grammar rules. Browsers can immediately see what type of document it is, while a missing declaration can lead to problems with displaying the website. Find out more about DOCTYPE html here in our article.

How to use the DOCTYPE html tag
HTML target
How to define link targets with _target in HTML
  • Web development

If you want to include links on your website, you can use the HTML attribute target to specify where the link should open. In doing so, you decide whether users should stay on your online presence or be sent on to the next website. In our article, you will learn how to use _target and what you should keep in mind when doing so.

How to define link targets with _target in HTML
HTML tag style
A sample headline for your website
  • Web development

The HTML tag style is the best way to design the appearance of individual elements on a website and thus build the page optimally. Here you will learn what exactly the style tag in HTML is used for, how it is structured and which HTML attributes are compatible with it. This will allow you to easily embed the tag in your code.

A sample headline for your website
What do EU cookie laws mean for you?
EU cookie laws and how they affect your business
  • Digital law

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. This new policy will affect any US company that does online business with EU customers. What do website operators need to pay attention to when it comes to this new cookie law?

EU cookie laws and how they affect your business
General Data Protection Regulation: New rules for businesses
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): summary, innovations and checklist
  • Digital law

Since May 25, 2018, a European law on data protection has been in place. However, despite it being relevant to day-to-day business, many companies and website operators are still unattuned to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On top of this, high fines are imposed on those violating the regulations. Here we summarize everything worth knowing on the EU GDPR for entrepreneurs and online...

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): summary, innovations and checklist
HTML attributes
The most common HTML attributes in an overview
  • Web development

HTML attributes are important tools when it comes to optimizing websites and improving the user experience. They store information and define design features for elements. Keep reading our dedicated article where you will get an overview of the most common HTML attributes, learn what they are as well as how to use them.

The most common HTML attributes in an overview

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 optimizing 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.