Site Info - Discovermagazine.com
Overview of web technologies used by Discovermagazine.com.
Discover Magazine: The latest in science and technology news, blogs and articles
Description on Homepage
Science news, articles, current events and future views on technology, space, environment, health, and medicine.
Description from Alexa
19 June 1997
Number 17,809 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
Plone is an open source content management system written in Python on top of the Zope application server.
Microsoft's Active Server Pages technology on the .NET framework.
Python is a general-purpose scripting language.
Transitional version of XHTML.
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.
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.
HttpOnly cookies are used only in the HTTP protocol and not in client side scripts, which may increase security.
Non-secure cookies may be used via an unencrypted connections, which may be a security threat.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
Embedded Cascading Style Sheets define a set of style rules in a <style> element within a web page.
Thawte is an SSL certificate authority owned by Symantec.
Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.
A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.
AddThis is a social bookmarking and sharing service owned by Clearspring Technologies.
The Internet Information Services (IIS) are a set of Internet-based services for Windows, developed by Microsoft.
Nginx (pronounced as "engine X") is a lightweight open source web server developed by Igor Sysoev.
Windows is a popular operating system produced by Microsoft.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
Quantcast provides visitor statistics of web sites.
Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.
AdSense is the publisher part of Google's advertising network.
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