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Site Info - Ghacks.net

Overview of web technologies used by Ghacks.net.

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gHacks Technology News
Ghacks Technology News is a tech blog that reviews software, apps, Internet services, and offers tips and tricks about Windows, Android, and other systems.

Description on Homepage

3 October 2005

Online since

Number 11,063 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
United States25.8%6,083
India11.8%5,730
United Kingdom6.2%5,246

Main visitors locations

WordPress is an open source blog publishing and content management system, based on PHP and MySQL.

WordPress 4.7.2
(version 4.7 used until recently)
(0% of sites use a newer version)

PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.

PHP

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
(used until recently)

Modernizr is a JavaScript library that detects HTML5 and CSS3 features in the visitors browser.

Modernizr
(used until recently)

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

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

JPEG

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

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

External CSS

Embedded Cascading Style Sheets define a set of style rules in a <style> element within a web page.

Embedded CSS

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

Inline CSS

Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 month and 1 year.

Cookies expiring in months

Non-HttpOnly cookies are used in the HTTP protocol and also in client side scripts, which may be a security threat.

Non-HttpOnly Cookies

Non-secure cookies may be used via an unencrypted connections, which may be a security threat.

Non-Secure Cookies

Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.

Gzip Compression

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.

IPv6

Comodo provides IT services, software, and SSL certificates under various brand names.

Comodo

ShareThis is a social bookmarking and sharing service.

ShareThis
(used until recently)

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

Google Analytics

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

Google Ads

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

Apache

Google provides various services to run on its servers.

Google

WiredTree is a US-based provider of managed web hosting, owned by Cogswell Enterprises.

WiredTree
hosting info based on data from ipinfo.io

Network providers

.net

United States

English

Technology Score

The technology score rates a site based on its technologies in a range from 0 to 100. It consists in a popularity score (how many sites use the same technologies), a traffic score (how much traffic have other sites using the same technologies) and a version score (how many sites use more recent technology versions). Quality alerts also affect the rating.

TotalPopularity TrafficVersion
Technology Score688349100
Content Management Systems717737100
Server-side Programming Languages679144
Client-side Programming Languages7510051
Markup Languages667853
SSL Certificate Authorities626658
Traffic Analysis Tools709149
Advertising Networks769261
Web Servers557139

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