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3 July 2002
Number 1,379 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.
Microsoft's Active Server Pages technology on the .NET framework.
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.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.
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.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 month and 1 year.
Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 and 10 years.
HttpOnly cookies are used only in the HTTP protocol and not in client side scripts, which may increase security.
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.
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.
Generic RDFa (Resource Description Framework in attributes) is RDFa without further specialization.
IdenTrust is a SSL certificate authority.
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.
Mixpanel is a real-time web analytics service to track users behavior.
Facebook Pixel is an analytics tool to track actions on websites.
WordPress Jetpack Stats is a visitor tracking plugin for the WordPress publishing platform.
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.
China Mobile is a Chinese state-owned telecommunication corporation.
Akamai is a content delivery network.
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