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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.
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.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time of up to 1 day.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 day and 1 month.
Non-HttpOnly cookies are used in the HTTP protocol and also in client side scripts, which may be a security threat.
Non-secure cookies may be used via an unencrypted connections, which may be a security threat.
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.
HTTP/2 is the second major version of the HTTP network protocol.
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.
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.
GoDaddy is an IT service provider, among others operating as SSL certificate authority. This includes ValiCert certificates, now operated by GoDaddy.
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.
New Relic is a web application performance management tool.
Quantcast provides visitor statistics of web sites.
Alexa Certified Site Metrics provide traffic data to website owners.
Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.
The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.
Media.net is an advertising network powering the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program.
PageFair detects ad-blocking visitors and shows non-intrusive ads.
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.
Amazon is a US-based e-commerce and cloud computing provider.
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.
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