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Site Info - Stackoverflow.com

Overview of web technologies used by Stackoverflow.com.

Website Background

Stack Overflow - Where Developers Learn, Share, & Build Careers
Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share​ ​their programming ​knowledge, and build their careers.

Description on Homepage

Number 60 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
United States23.7%38
India12.6%18
China8.7%79

Main visitors locations

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
(14% of sites use a newer version)

Vue.js is a JavaScript library for building interactive web interfaces, based on the Model View ViewModel pattern.

Vue.js

Underscore is a JavaScript library that provides functional programming support.

Underscore
(used until recently)

Backbone is a JavaScript library providing a framework for defining models in applications.

Backbone
(used until recently)

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

GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.

GIF

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

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

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

Twitter Cards enable automatic attachment of photos, videos and media elements to Tweets.

Twitter Cards

DigiCert is an SSL certificate authority. This includes Verizon, whose Enterprise SSL Business has been acquired by DigiCert.

DigiCert

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

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

Google Analytics

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

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

Google Ads

Fastly is a content delivery network.

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

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