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Site Info - Independent.co.uk

Overview of web technologies used by Independent.co.uk.

Website Background

The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide News | Newspaper
Independent, international and intelligent news coverage, from breaking stories to agenda-setting campaigns and comment

Description on Homepage

2 February 1996

Online since

Number 373 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

Drupal is an open source content management system written in PHP, originally developed by Dries Buytaert.

Drupal 7.56
(version 7 used until recently)
(7% 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 2.1
(5% of sites use a newer version)

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

Modernizr

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

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

External CSS

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

Inline CSS

Session cookies are temporary cookies, which are deleted when the user closes the browser.

Session Cookies

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

A strong ETag is an HTTP header field for validation of cached web pages, that indicates a byte-for-byte identical page in the cache.

Strong ETag

The websites redirects visitors to its www subdomain, e.g. from example.com to www.example.com.

Default subdomain www

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

Embedded CSS
(used until recently)

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

Twitter Cards enable automatic attachment of photos, videos and media elements to Tweets.

Twitter Cards

Generic RDFa (Resource Description Framework in attributes) is RDFa without further specialization.

Generic RDFa

GlobalSign is an IT security service provider, also operating as SSL certificate authority.

GlobalSign

Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.

Facebook

The jQuery CDN hosts copies of the jQuery library, provided by MaxCDN.

jQuery CDN

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

Google Analytics

Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.

Full Circle Studies

Adobe Analytics is a web site traffic analysis service formerly called Omniture. Its products include SiteCatalyst, WebSideStory and Hitbox.

Adobe Analytics

Chartbeat is a real-time web analytics tool by Betaworks.

Chartbeat

BlueKai collects website visitor data and provides it to advertisers, owned by Oracle.

BlueKai

PageFair detects ad-blocking visitors and shows non-intrusive ads.

PageFair

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

Nginx

Fastly is a content delivery network.

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

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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 Score61586094
Content Management Systems56225493
Server-side Programming Languages679143
Client-side Programming Languages7510051
JavaScript Libraries80984795
Markup Languages688253
SSL Certificate Authorities462171
Social Widgets607049
JavaScript Content Delivery Networks424144
Traffic Analysis Tools899186
Advertising Networks44385
Web Servers586055
Reverse Proxy Services491881

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