Site Info - Digg.com
Overview of web technologies used by Digg.com.
Digg - What the Internet is talking about right nowThe most interesting and talked about stories, videos and pictures on the web. Breaking news on Technology, Politics, Entertainment, and more!
Description on Homepage
Technology focused news site where the stories are chosen by community members rather than editors.
Description from Alexa
20 February 2000
Number 730 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.
Tornado is an open source web server and web application framework written in Python, originally developed by FriendFeed (now owned by Facebook).
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
Chartbeat is a real-time web analytics tool by Betaworks.
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.