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Site Info - Investopedia.com

Overview of web technologies used by Investopedia.com.

Website Background

Investopedia - Sharper Insight. Smarter Investing.
Investopedia is the world's leading source of financial content on the web, ranging from market news to retirement strategies, investing education to insights from advisors.

Description on Homepage

24 July 1999

Online since

Number 640 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
United States35.7%835
India18%762
United Kingdom4.4%1,191

Main visitors locations

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

Drupal
(used until recently)

Microsoft's Active Server Pages technology on the .NET framework.

ASP.NET

PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.

PHP
(used until recently)

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 1.10.2
(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

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.

SVG

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
(used until recently)

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

JPEG
(used until recently)

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 of up to 1 day.

Cookies expiring in hours

Persistent cookies with an expiration time of more than 10 years.

Cookies expiring in decades

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

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

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

HTTP/2
(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

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

JSON-LD

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

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

DigiCert
(used until recently)

Google Hosted Libraries (formerly called Google Libraries API) is a content distribution network for the most popular, open-source JavaScript libraries, provided by Google.

Google Hosted Libraries
(used until recently)

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

Lotame Crowd Control is an analytics package to measure social media behavior for publishers and advertisers.

Lotame

Parse.ly is a web analytics service for large publishing sites.

Parse.ly
(used until recently)

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

Google Ads

Casale Media is an advertising network.

Casale Media

Nativo (formerly PostRelease) is a network for native advertising.

Nativo
(used until recently)

The Google Tag Manager is a Google service to support webmasters to manage tags on their websites.

Google Tag Manager

Jetty is an open source Java-based HTTP server and servlet container by Mort Bay Consulting.

Jetty 9.0
(52% of sites use a newer version)

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

Nginx 1.12.2
(used until recently)

Amazon is a US-based e-commerce and cloud computing provider.

Amazon
(used until recently)
hosting info based on data from ipinfo.io, see details

Fastly is a content delivery network.

Fastly

Commercial entities

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United States
Germany
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