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Overview of web technologies used by Washingtonpost.com.
Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis - The Washington PostBreaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage including traffic, weather, crime, education, restaurant reviews and more.
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13 November 1995
Number 238 of all websites according to Alexa
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Microsoft's Active Server Pages technology on the .NET framework.
PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.
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.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.
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.
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/.
HTTP/2 is the second major version of the HTTP network protocol.
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.
Microdata is a specification to integrate metadata within existing content on web pages.
Generic RDFa (Resource Description Framework in attributes) is RDFa without further specialization.
Entrust is an IT security service provider, also operating as SSL certificate authority.
A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.
Facebook Pixel is an analytics tool to track actions on websites.
New Relic is a web application performance management tool.
Full Circle Studies collects information about general website visitation patterns as part of the ComScore market research.
Narratiive (formerly Effective Measure) collects data on website audience.
The Google Advertising network consists of AdSense, DoubleClick and other services.
ONE by AOL (formerly Adtech and AOL Advertising) is an ad serving platform. This includes services that were originally developed independently, such as Tacoda, Adsonar and Quigo.
Casale Media is an advertising network.
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.
Akamai is a content delivery network.
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