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The invisible link every website should have

One of the points that the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 or the Barrierefreie Informationstechnik-Verordnung – BITV 2.0 provide for websites is that repetitive navigation menus can be skipped in order to simplify the operation of a page and make it easily accessible to everyone.  To simplify the integration on your website, we have made the code for the “...
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Webmedia 2.0|2022-01-13|Published in Web

docker-compose.yml for beginners

We recently published a setup for “Docker” on GitHub.  First of all: Docker is a tool for container virtualization. In short, it helps to simulate a set-up - for example a web server. This saves you having to acquire&nbs...
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Webmedia 2.0|2021-09-30|Published in Web

Improve search results with "WebVitals"

After the major “mobile-first” update of the Google search (websites optimized for mobile devices are ranked better), the next big challenge is coming up, in order to score further with the organic search results: the “Web Vitals”.  But what are these Web Vitals and what are they good for?  In a few words, the concept of Web Vitals is a system that evaluates...
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Webmedia 2.0|2021-09-01|Published in Web

The importance of passwords
Tips on how to make your accounts more secure

A strong password is the most effective defense against hackers trying to get your data and other personal information. But even the strongest passwords are vulnerable!   Why do you need a password at all? Your password is the first barrier against anyone trying to log into your account and potentially access your information (such as photos, videos, current account balance, health informa...
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Webmedia 2.0|2020-06-25|Published in General

How to create a cookie banner that is GDPR compliant

Why do you need cookies?  Cookies are small text files that are sent to your computer from a website. Cookies store information about your visit, such as your preferred language and other settings. They also allow the website to remember your actions and preferences over time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them when you return to the website. This saves you time and makes the w...
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Webmedia 2.0|2019-12-20|Published in Web

Künstlersozialkasse Abgabepflicht

Was ist das Künstlersozialversicherungsgesetz (KSVG)? Im Gesetz über die Sozialversicherung der selbständigen Künstler und Publizisten (Künstlersozialversicherungsgesetz - KSVG) regelt die Künstlersozialkasse (KSK) die soziale Absicherung ebendieser Berufsgruppe. Mit diesem Gesetzt erhalten Künstler und Künstlerinnen sowie Publizisten und Publizistinnen e...
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Webmedia 2.0|2019-04-19|Published in General

Fraud and phishing mails are rampant
Fake job applications, invoices and confirmation requests

Vorwort In den vergangenen Wochen erhielten etliche Kunden sowie auch wir selbst diverse Mails mit betrügerischen und/oder infizierten Inhalten bzw. Anhängen. In den meisten Fällen waren dies Word-Dokumente, die an vermeintliche Bewerbungen oder Zahlungsaufforderungen angehängt waren. Der Text in der E-Mail selbst klingt teilweise sehr vertraulich und die deutsche Rechtschre...
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Webmedia 2.0|2018-12-20|Published in IT

Webmedia 2.0 grows
Takeover perfect

Webmedia expands IT-Service Since the negotiations were successfully concluded a few weeks ago, preparations have been in full swing. Today is the official day: Webmedia 2.0 takes over the entire area of software and hardware support from the Emediagroup GmbH and further strengthens the "EDP and IT" pillar. This major step will not only strengthen our position, but the expansion of o...
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Webmedia 2.0|2018-11-01|Published in General

The GDPR - What changes for you?

The hype around the GDPR... ...continues shortly after its entry into force. And not without reason. After all, as a company - whether sole proprietors, limited liability companies or public limited companies - these should not be taken lightly. However, in some places there is also some uncertainty about the new basic data protection regulation. As so often, rumours and unawareness fuel these ...
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Webmedia 2.0|2018-05-27|Published in General

bvdm publishes MediaStandard Print 2018
Technical guidelines for data, proof and production run printing

Guarantee printing on highest levels The "MedienStandard Druck - Technical Guidelines for Data, Proof and Production Run Printing" is the basis for smooth technical cooperation between customers, prepress service providers and printing companies. With it, the German Printing and Media Industries Federation makes an important contribution to increasing the competitiveness and attractiv...
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Webmedia 2.0|2018-03-07|Published in Design