Site Info - Twitter.com
Overview of web technologies used by Twitter.com.
TwitterVerbinde Dich sofort mit den Dingen, die für Dich am wichtigsten sind. Folge Freunden, Experten, Lieblingsstars und aktuellen Nachrichten.
automatic translation provided by Microsoft
TwitterImmediately connect with the things that are most important to you. Follow friends, experts, favorite stars and latest news.
Description on Homepage
Social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.
Description from Alexa
21 January 2000
Number 11 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
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.
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.
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-secure cookies may be used via an unencrypted connections, which may be a security threat.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
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.
SPDY (pronounced speedy) is a web protocol developed by Google, that is likely to form the basis for HTTP 2.0.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 day and 1 month.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 and 10 years.
Non-HttpOnly cookies are used in the HTTP protocol and also in client side scripts, which may be a security threat.
Verisign is an SSL certificate authority owned by Symantec.
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.