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Site Info - Businessinsider.com

Overview of web technologies used by Businessinsider.com.

Website Background

Business Insider
Business Insider is a fast-growing business site with deep financial, media, tech, and other industry verticals. Launched in 2007, the site is now the largest business news site on the web.

Description on Homepage

Business and technology news site, providing breaking finance news and analysis

Description from Alexa

Number 310 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
United States63.4%91
Canada4.6%148
United Kingdom4.6%232

Main visitors locations

PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.

PHP 5.6.36
(43% of sites use a newer version)

JavaScript is a lightweight, object-oriented, cross-platform scripting language, mainly used within web pages.

JavaScript

jQuery is a JavaScript library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating and Ajax interaction. Originally developed by John Resig.

jQuery 1.7.1
(89% of sites use a newer version)

HTML5 is the fifth revision of the HTML standard.

HTML5

UTF-8 (8-bit Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode, which is backwards compatible with ASCII.

UTF-8

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.

PNG

JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method suitable to store photographic images.

JPEG

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.

SVG

GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.

GIF
(used until recently)

External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.

External CSS

Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.

Inline CSS

Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.

Gzip Compression

HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) defines a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections.

HTTP Strict Transport Security

The websites redirects visitors to its www subdomain, e.g. from example.com to www.example.com.

Default subdomain www

The websites redirects visitors to use SSL encryption, e.g. from http://example.com/ to https://example.com/.

Default protocol https

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.

Open Graph

Generic RDFa (Resource Description Framework in attributes) is RDFa without further specialization.

Generic RDFa

GlobalSign is an IT security service provider, also operating as SSL certificate authority.

GlobalSign

A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.

Twitter

LinkedIn Share Buttons enable visitors to to share website content with their LinkedIn network.

LinkedIn

Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.

Facebook
(used until recently)

The jQuery CDN hosts copies of the jQuery library, provided by MaxCDN.

jQuery CDN

Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.

Google Analytics

New Relic is a web application performance management tool.

New Relic

Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.

Full Circle Studies

Chartbeat is a real-time web analytics tool by Betaworks.

Chartbeat

Nielsen NetRatings is a web site visitor tracking service provided by The Nielsen Company.

Nielsen NetRatings

The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.

Google Ads

Amazon Associates is the affiliate program of Amazon.

Amazon Associates

Skimlinks is an advertising service, that inserts affiliate links into webpages.

Skimlinks

PageFair detects ad-blocking visitors and shows non-intrusive ads.

PageFair

The Google Tag Manager is a Google service to support webmasters to manage tags on their websites.

Google Tag Manager

The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.

Apache 2.4.10
(38% of sites use a newer version)

Debian is a Linux distribution.

Debian

Ubuntu is a Linux distribution.

Ubuntu
(used until recently)

Fastly is a content delivery network.

Fastly
hosting info based on data from ipinfo.io, see details

Commercial entities

.com

United States
Germany
Finland
Netherlands
(used until recently)
Spain
(used until recently)

English

 

 

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