Site Info - Thesun.co.uk
Overview of web technologies used by Thesun.co.uk.
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Description on Homepage
The Sun is a British tabloid newspaper owned by News Corporation.
Description from Alexa
19 May 1997
Number 599 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
Java is a general-purpose language originally developed by Sun Microsystems.
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.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.
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.
Apache Tomcat is an open source Java servlet container that functions as a web server, developed by the Apache Software Foundation
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.