Site Info - Wikitravel.org
Overview of web technologies used by Wikitravel.org.
Main Page - WikitravelOpen source travel guide featuring up-to-date information on attractions%2C hotels%2C restaurants%2C travel tips and more. Free and reliable advice written by Wikitravellers from around the globe.
Description on Homepage
Founded in 2003. A project to create a free, complete, up-to-date and reliable world-wide travel guide. Destination guides and other articles written and edited by Wikitravellers from around the globe. Open editing by any reader.
Description from Alexa
19 February 2003
Number 3,222 of all websites according to Alexa
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MediaWiki is an open source wiki-style content management system written in PHP, originally developed for Wikipedia by Lee Daniel Crocker.
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.
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.
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.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
Lotame Crowd Control is an analytics package to measure social media behavior for publishers and advertisers.
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.