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Overview of web technologies used by Britishmuseum.org.
British Museum - Welcome to the British MuseumThe Museum houses a vast collection of world art and artefacts and is free to all visitors. Find information about visiting, including admission and opening times, events and exhibitions, gallery guides and teaching resources. Search highlight objects of the collection and view current research projects.
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Alterian Content Manager (formerly also called Immediacy CMS) is a commercial content management system. Development of that tool seems to be discontinued.
Microsoft's Active Server Pages technology on the .NET framework.
Strict version of XHTML.
XHTML Strict 1.1
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.
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.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 month and 1 year.
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.
The websites redirects visitors to use SSL encryption, e.g. from http://example.com/ to https://example.com/.
Session cookies are temporary cookies, which are deleted when the user closes the browser.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
The Open Graph protocol, originally developed by Facebook, is an RDFa-based format that enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph.
Twitter Cards enable automatic attachment of photos, videos and media elements to Tweets.
DigiCert is an SSL certificate authority. This includes Verizon, whose Enterprise SSL Business has been acquired by DigiCert.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
New Relic is a web application performance management tool.
Quantcast provides visitor statistics of web sites.
The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.
The Google Tag Manager is a Google service to support webmasters to manage tags on their websites.
The Internet Information Services (IIS) are a set of Internet-based services for Windows, developed by Microsoft.
Windows is a popular operating system produced by Microsoft.
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