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Overview of web technologies used by Laughingsquid.com.
Laughing SquidA daily dose of unique art, culture and technology.
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5 September 1997
Number 23,211 of all websites according to Alexa
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WordPress is an open source blog publishing and content management system, based on PHP and MySQL.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Microdata is a specification to integrate metadata within existing content on web pages.
Generic RDFa (Resource Description Framework in attributes) is RDFa without further specialization.
IdenTrust is a SSL certificate authority.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
WordPress Jetpack Stats is a visitor tracking plugin for the WordPress publishing platform.
The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.
Skimlinks is an advertising service, that inserts affiliate links into webpages.
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.
Automattic is hosting WordPress-based websites.
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