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Site Info - Rollingstone.com

Overview of web technologies used by Rollingstone.com.

Website Background

Rolling Stone – Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage
Get the latest Rolling Stone news with exclusive stories and pictures from Rolling Stone.

Description on Homepage

Rollingstone Magazine
Online version that includes: music and movie reviews, musical artists, MP3s for download, and photos of pop culture figures.

Description from Alexa

21 September 1994

Online since

Number 1,869 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
United States63.6%513
Canada4.7%736
United Kingdom4.6%1,254

Main visitors locations

WordPress is an open source blog publishing and content management system, based on PHP and MySQL.

WordPress 4.9.8
(version 4.9.7 used until recently)
(0% 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 1.12.4
(version 2.1.0 used until recently)
(13% of sites use a newer version)

Underscore is a JavaScript library that provides functional programming support.

Underscore

Polyfill.io provides tailored code that implements features on web browsers without native support.

Polyfill.io

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

Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.

Gzip Compression

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

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

Session Cookies
(used until recently)

Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 day and 1 month.

Cookies expiring in days
(used until recently)

Non-HttpOnly cookies are used in the HTTP protocol and also in client side scripts, which may be a security threat.

Non-HttpOnly Cookies
(used until recently)

Non-secure cookies may be used via an unencrypted connections, which may be a security threat.

Non-Secure Cookies
(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
(used until recently)

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

Generic RDFa
(used until recently)

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
(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

WordPress Jetpack Stats is a visitor tracking plugin for the WordPress publishing platform.

WordPress Jetpack

Hotjar ia a website analytics and feedback application.

Hotjar

New Relic is a web application performance management tool.

New Relic

CrazyEgg is a website visitor and click tracking service.

CrazyEgg

Quantcast provides visitor statistics of web sites.

Quantcast

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

Full Circle Studies

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

Chartbeat

Nielsen NetRatings is a web site visitor tracking service provided by The Nielsen Company.

Nielsen NetRatings
(used until recently)

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

Google Ads

Amazon Associates is the affiliate program of Amazon.

Amazon Associates

Skimlinks is an advertising service, that inserts affiliate links into webpages.

Skimlinks

Media.net is an advertising network powering the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program.

Media.net
(used until recently)

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

Google Tag Manager

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

Commercial entities

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United States
Japan
Spain
Finland
Germany
(used until recently)
Netherlands
(used until recently)
Sweden
(used until recently)

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