Site Info - Outbrain.com
Overview of web technologies used by Outbrain.com.
Description on Homepage
Here at outbrain we are doing the same for blog and news content on the web. Information overload is real and growing as the amount of content on the web grows exponentially. We are committed to helping readers of blogs and news sites find the best content that is most relevant to them on a personal basis. This is very different than the commonly seen "related links" where everyone sees the same suggestions. ...
Description from Alexa
Number 160 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.
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.
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.
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.
Thawte is an SSL certificate authority owned by Symantec.
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.
LinkedIn Share Buttons enables visitors to to share website content with their LinkedIn network.
Nginx (pronounced as "engine X") is a lightweight open source web server developed by Igor Sysoev.
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.
AdSense is the publisher part of Google's advertising network.
DoubleClick is an advertising network owned by Google.
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.