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Overview of web technologies used by Harvard.edu.
Harvard UniversityHarvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard University is made up of 11 principal academic units.
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27 June 1985
Number 821 of all websites according to Alexa
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Drupal is an open source content management system written in PHP, originally developed by Dries Buytaert.
PHP is a popular scripting language for creating 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.
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method suitable to store photographic images.
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.
External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.
Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.
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.
Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.
HTTP/2 is the second major version of the HTTP network protocol.
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.
Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA) is a US-based SSL certificate authority.
The jQuery CDN hosts copies of the jQuery library, provided by MaxCDN.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
New Relic is a web application performance management tool.
Chartbeat is a real-time web analytics tool by Betaworks.
The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.
The Google Tag Manager is a Google service to support webmasters to manage tags on their websites.
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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