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Overview of web technologies used by Softonic.com.

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App news and reviews, best software downloads and discovery - Softonic
Softonic is the place to discover the best applications for your device, offering you reviews, news, articles and free downloads. Welcome to your app guide!

Description on Homepage

28 January 2000

Online since

Number 136 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
India19.8%53
United States5.2%871
China4.9%535

Main visitors locations

JavaScript is a lightweight, object-oriented, cross-platform scripting language, mainly used within web pages.

JavaScript

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

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

JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method suitable to store photographic images.

JPEG

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.

SVG

External Cascading Style Sheets define style rules in a separate CSS file.

External CSS

Inline Cascading Style Sheets define style rules directly within an (X)HTML element using the style attribute.

Inline CSS

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

Session Cookies

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

Non-HttpOnly Cookies

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

Non-Secure Cookies

Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.

Gzip Compression

HTTP/2 is the second major version of the HTTP network protocol.

HTTP/2

HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) defines a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections.

HTTP Strict Transport Security

The websites redirects visitors to use SSL encryption, e.g. from http://example.com/ to https://example.com/.

Default protocol https

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

Microdata is a specification to integrate metadata within existing content on web pages.

Microdata

Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA) is a US-based SSL certificate authority.

Sectigo

A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.

Twitter

Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.

Google Analytics

Facebook Pixel is an analytics tool to track actions on websites.

Facebook Pixel

Hotjar is a website analytics and feedback application.

Hotjar

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

Full Circle Studies

New Relic is a web application performance management tool.

New Relic
(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

CJ Affiliate (formerly Commission Junction) is an online advertising and affiliate marketing service by Conversant.

CJ Affiliate

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

VigLink

Casale Media is an advertising network.

Casale Media

The Facebook Audience Network allows publishers to show Facebook ads on their websites.

Facebook Audience Network

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 1.15.8
(version 1.15.3 used until recently)
(1% of sites use a newer version)

Google provides various services to run on its servers.

Google
hosting info based on data from ipinfo.io, see details

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