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Site Info - Ghacks.net

Overview of web technologies used by Ghacks.net.

Website Background

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 11,961 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 4.8.2
(version 4.8.1 used until recently)
(0% of sites use a newer version)

PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.

PHP 7.0.22
(version 7.0.17 used until recently)
(5% of sites use a newer version)

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

JavaScript

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

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

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

HTTP/2 is the second major version of the HTTP network protocol.

HTTP/2

SPDY (pronounced speedy) is a web protocol developed by Google, the basis for HTTP/2.

SPDY

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

JSON-LD (JavaScript Object Notation for Linked Data) is a method of encoding Linked Data using JSON.

JSON-LD

DigiCert is an SSL certificate authority. This includes Verizon, whose Enterprise SSL Business has been acquired by DigiCert.

DigiCert

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

Nginx (pronounced as "engine X") is a lightweight open source web server developed by Igor Sysoev.

Nginx

Ubuntu is a Linux distribution.

Ubuntu

CloudFlare provides a content delivery network.

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

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 Score66735498
Content Management Systems717736100
Server-side Programming Languages76914395
Client-side Programming Languages7510050
Markup Languages678253
SSL Certificate Authorities471580
Traffic Analysis Tools709148
Advertising Networks779360
Web Servers586056
Operating Systems433748
Reverse Proxy Services758565

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