Site Info - About.com
Overview of web technologies used by About.com.
About.com: Do more.About.com is a valuable resource for content that helps people to solve the large and small needs of everyday life.
Description on Homepage
Directory featuring links, articles and reviews.
Description from Alexa
12 March 1999
Number 79 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
HTML - Hypertext Mark-up Language - is the a language to define web pages.
ISO-8859-1 (informally also called Latin-1) is an 8-bit character set for Western European languages.
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method suitable to store photographic images.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.
External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time of up to 1 day.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 and 10 years.
Non-HttpOnly cookies are used in the HTTP protocol and also in client side scripts, which may be a security threat.
Non-secure cookies may be used via an unencrypted connections, which may be a security threat.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.
Session cookies are temporary cookies, which are deleted when the user closes the browser.
Nginx (pronounced as "engine X") is a lightweight open source web server developed by Igor Sysoev.
The technology score rates a site based on its technologies in a range from 0 to 100. It consists in a popularity score (how many sites use the same technologies), a traffic score (how much traffic have other sites using the same technologies) and a version score (how many sites use more recent technology versions). Quality alerts also affect the rating.