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Site Info - Mit.edu
Overview of web technologies used by Mit.edu.
MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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23 May 1985
Number 607 of all websites according to Alexa
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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.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.
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.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.
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 strong ETag is an HTTP header field for validation of cached web pages, that indicates a byte-for-byte identical page in the cache.
The Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) provides amongst others a vastly larger address space than the preceding version 4. We consider a website to support IPv6 if a 128-bit address is assigned to it, regardless of the content delivered at that address.
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.
Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.
A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
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.
The Apache HTTP Server is a popular open source web server by the Apache Software Foundation.
Unix is a range of operating systems originally developed at Bell Labs. This contains Unix and Unix-like systems, such as Linux.
Akamai is a content delivery network.
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