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Site Info - Genius.com
Overview of web technologies used by Genius.com.
Genius | Song Lyrics & KnowledgeGenius is the world’s biggest collection of song lyrics and musical knowledge.
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5 August 1994
Number 237 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.
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.
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.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
A weak ETag is an HTTP header field for validation of cached web pages, that indicates a semantically equivalent page in the cache.
The Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) provides amongst others a vastly larger address space than the preceding version 4. We consider a website to support IPv6 if a 128-bit address is assigned to it, regardless of the content delivered at that address.
HTTP/2 is the second major version of the HTTP network protocol.
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.
Comodo provides IT services, software, and SSL certificates under various brand names.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
Quantcast provides visitor statistics of web sites.
Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.
Mixpanel is a real-time web analytics service to track users behavior.
Chartbeat is a real-time web analytics tool by Betaworks.
eXelate collects data for the online advertising industry.
The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.
AppNexus is an online advertising platform.
Nginx (pronounced as "engine X") is a lightweight open source web server developed by Igor Sysoev.
Amazon is a US-based e-commerce and cloud computing provider.
CloudFlare provides a content delivery network.
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