Site Info - Pch.com
Overview of web technologies used by Pch.com.
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Description on Homepage
Online sweepstakes and shopping site. Cookies required to use the site.
Description from Alexa
18 January 1994
Number 339 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
Microsoft's Active Server Pages technology on the .NET framework.
PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.
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.
Transitional version of HTML.
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.
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.
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-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.
Embedded Cascading Style Sheets define a set of style rules in a <style> element within a web page.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time of up to 1 day.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 day and 1 month.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 month and 1 year.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
Entrust is an IT security service provider, also operating as SSL certificate authority.
The Internet Information Services (IIS) are a set of Internet-based services for Windows, developed by Microsoft.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.
Windows is a popular operating system produced by Microsoft.
CrazyEgg is a website visitor and click tracking service.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.
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.