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Overview of web technologies used by Hrw.org.
Human Rights Watch | Defending Human Rights Worldwide
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16 November 1994
Number 21,491 of all websites according to Alexa
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.
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.
Polyfill.io provides tailored code that implements features on web browsers without native support.
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.
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) defines a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections.
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.
DigiCert is an SSL certificate authority. This includes Verizon, whose Enterprise SSL Business has been acquired by DigiCert.
New Relic is a web application performance management tool.
Chartbeat is a real-time web analytics tool by Betaworks.
The Google Tag Manager is a Google service to support webmasters to manage tags on their websites.
Internap is a web hosting provider headquartered in USA.
CenturyLink is a multinational communications company headquartered in USA. This includes its subsidiaries CenturyTel, Savvis, Qwest, Embarq and the former brand Level 3.
CDNetworks is a content delivery network.
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