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Video Games Reviews & News - GameSpotGameSpot is the world's leading source for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PS Vita, Wii, PC, 3DS, and DS video game news, reviews, previews, trailers, walkthroughs, and more.
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13 January 1996
Number 237 of all websites according to Alexa
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Java is a general-purpose language originally developed by Sun Microsystems.
PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.
Adobe Flash (by Adobe Systems, formerly Shockwave Flash and Macromedia Flash and now part of Adobe Animate CC) is a multimedia platform for adding animation and interactivity to web pages.
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.
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.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.
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Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
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The websites redirects visitors to use SSL encryption, e.g. from http://example.com/ to https://example.com/.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 day and 1 month.
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.
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Twitter Cards enable automatic attachment of photos, videos and media elements to Tweets.
Microdata is a specification to integrate metadata within existing content on web pages.
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.
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Nginx (pronounced as "engine X") is a lightweight open source web server developed by Igor Sysoev.
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