Site Info - Nyu.edu
Overview of web technologies used by Nyu.edu.
New York University
Description on Homepage
Founded in 1831 to enlarge the scope of higher education: includes thirteen schools, colleges, and divisions at five major centers in Manhattan.
Description from Alexa
8 October 1986
Number 4,179 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
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.
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.
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.
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 Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) provides amongst others a vastly larger address space than the preceding version 4. We consider a website to support IPv6 if a 128-bit addresses is assigned to it, regardless of the content delivered at that address.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a Linux distribution.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
United States educational institutes
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