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Overview of web technologies used by Merriam-webster.com.
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Publisher of American English dictionaries and reference sources.
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6 May 1993
Number 872 of all websites according to Alexa
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PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.
Perl is a general-purpose, interpreted language, nowadays also used to create 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.
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.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
Entrust 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.
Ubuntu is a Linux distribution.
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.
CrazyEgg is a website visitor and click tracking service.
Adtech is an ad serving platform owned by AOL.
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.