Site Info - Blackpool.ac.uk
Overview of web technologies used by Blackpool.ac.uk.
Blackpool and The Fylde College |
Description on Homepage
Information on courses, vacancies, adult education and international studies.
Description from Alexa
Number 667,291 of all websites according to Alexa
Drupal is an open source content management system written in PHP, originally developed by Dries Buytaert.
PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.
Adobe Flash (by Adobe Systems, formerly Shockwave Flash and Macromedia Flash) is a multimedia platform for adding animation and interactivity to web pages.
Strict version of XHTML.
XHTML Strict 1.0
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.
External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.
Session cookies are temporary cookies, which are deleted when the user closes the browser.
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.
A strong ETag is an HTTP header field for validation of cached web pages, that indicates a byte-for-byte identical page in the cache.
Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.
GlobalSign is an IT security service provider, also operating as SSL certificate authority.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.
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.