Site Info - Bbc.co.uk
Overview of web technologies used by Bbc.co.uk.
BBC - HomepageBreaking news, sport, TV, radio and a whole lot more. The BBC informs, educates and entertains - wherever you are, whatever your age.
Description on Homepage
The BBC Homepage - Your gateway to BBC Online
Description from Alexa
13 December 1994
Number 57 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
Adobe Flash (by Adobe Systems, formerly Shockwave Flash and Macromedia Flash) is a multimedia platform for adding animation and interactivity to web pages.
HTML - Hypertext Mark-up Language - is the a language to define web pages.
UTF-8 (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode, which is backwards compatible with ASCII.
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method suitable to store photographic images.
PNG (Portable Network Graphics) is a lossless compression image format, suitable to store graphics with uniformly colored areas, and originally introduced as a free, open-source successor of GIF.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.
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Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
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The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.
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Effective Measure collects data on website audience.
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