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The Hindu: Breaking News, India News, Sports News and Live UpdatesToday's News Headlines, Breaking News & Latest News from India and World, News from Politics, Sports, Business, Arts and Entertainment
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1 March 1996
Number 1,416 of all websites according to Alexa
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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.
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.
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.
The Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) provides amongst others a vastly larger address space than the preceding version 4. We consider a website to support IPv6 if a 128-bit address is assigned to it, regardless of the content delivered at that address.
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) defines a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections.
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.
Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA) is a US-based SSL certificate authority.
Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.
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.
Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.
Chartbeat is a real-time web analytics tool by Betaworks.
CrazyEgg is a website visitor and click tracking service.
The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.
Zedo is an advertising network and ad network optimization service.
The Google Tag Manager is a Google service to support webmasters to manage tags on their websites.
Netmagic is an Indian cloud computing provider owned by NTT.
Akamai is a content delivery network.
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