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Overview of web technologies used by Engadget.com.
EngadgetEngadget is the original home for technology news and reviews. Since its founding in 2004, we've grown from an exhaustive source for consumer tech news to a global multimedia organization covering the intersection of technology, gaming and entertainment.
Description on Homepage
Web magazine with daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics.
Description from Alexa
23 January 2004
Number 626 of all websites according to Alexa
Main visitors locations
HTML5 is the fifth revision of the HTML standard.
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.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.
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.
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.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 month and 1 year.
HttpOnly cookies are used only in the HTTP protocol and not in client side scripts, which may increase security.
Secure cookies are used only via an encrypted connections, 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.
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) defines a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections.
The websites redirects visitors to its www subdomain, e.g. from example.com to www.example.com.
The websites redirects visitors to use SSL encryption, e.g. from http://example.com/ to https://example.com/.
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.
Generic RDFa (Resource Description Framework in attributes) is RDFa without further specialization.
DigiCert is an SSL certificate authority. This includes Verizon, whose Enterprise SSL Business has been acquired by DigiCert.
Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.
A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.
Reddit Buttons allow web pages to be submitted to and discussed on Reddit.
The jQuery CDN hosts copies of the jQuery library, provided by MaxCDN.
Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
Parse.ly is a web analytics service for large publishing sites.
Skimlinks is an advertising service, that inserts affiliate links into webpages.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.
Amazon is a US-based e-commerce and cloud computing provider.
Yahoo operates several web portals and related services world-wide, owned by Verizon.
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