Site Info - Independent.co.uk
Overview of web technologies used by Independent.co.uk.
The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide News | NewspaperThe latest in UK News and World News from The Independent. Wide range of international and local news, sports news, commentary and opinion pieces. Independent News - Breaking news that matters. Your daily comprehensive news source - The Independent Newspaper
Description on Homepage
National morning quality (tabloid) includes free online access to news and supplements. Insight by Robert Fisk and various other columnists.
Description from Alexa
2 February 1996
Number 1,020 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
WordPress is an open source blog publishing and content management system, based on PHP and MySQL.
PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.
Java is a general-purpose language originally developed by Sun Microsystems.
ColdFusion is a scripting language used for building web applications, and developed by Adobe Systems.
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.
External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.
Embedded Cascading Style Sheets define a set of style rules in a <style> element within a web page.
Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time of up to 1 day.
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.
The Google +1 button allows visitors to recommend web pages to friends.
A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
New Relic is a web application performance management tool.
Omniture Web Analytics is a web site traffic analysis service. Its products include SiteCatalyst, WebSideStory and Hitbox.
Nielsen NetRatings is a web site visitor tracking service provided by The Nielsen Company.
Lotame Crowd Control is an analytics package to measure social media behavior for publishers and advertisers.
Chartbeat is a real-time web analytics tool by Betaworks.
AdSense is the publisher part of Google's advertising network.
DoubleClick is an advertising network owned by Google.
AudienceScience (formerly Revenue Science) is an advertising network.
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