Site Info - Britishcouncil.org
Overview of web technologies used by Britishcouncil.org.
Description on Homepage
The British CouncilAims to connect people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK. Includes resources for teachers and students.
Description from Alexa
11 December 1998
Number 5,017 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
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.
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.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.
Embedded Cascading Style Sheets define a set of style rules in a <style> element within a web page.
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.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
Webtrends Analytics is a web traffic analytics tool, provided by Webtrends.
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.