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Overview of web technologies used by Weather.com.

Website Background

National and Local Weather Radar, Daily Forecast, Hurricane and information from The Weather Channel and weather.com
The Weather Channel and weather.com provide a national and local weather forecast for cities, as well as weather radar, report and hurricane coverage

Description on Homepage

9 August 1994

Online since

Number 212 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
United States88.5%61
Iran1%641
Germany0.8%1,608

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

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

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

Secure cookies are used only via an encrypted connections, which may increase security.

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

HttpOnly cookies are used only in the HTTP protocol and not in client side scripts, which may increase security.

HttpOnly Cookies
(used until recently)

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

Non-Secure Cookies
(used until recently)

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

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

Microdata

Generic RDFa (Resource Description Framework in attributes) is RDFa without further specialization.

Generic RDFa

The Dublin Core Schema is a set of vocabulary terms that can be used to describe web resources and physical resources.

Dublin Core

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

DigiCert

New Relic is a web application performance management tool.

New Relic

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

Full Circle Studies

Lotame Crowd Control is an analytics package to measure social media behavior for publishers and advertisers.

Lotame

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

Google Ads

OpenX (previously called phpAds, phpAdsNew, MaxMediaManager and Openads) is an open source ad management system and ad marketplace.

OpenX

Casale Media is an advertising network.

Casale Media

Nginx (pronounced as "engine X") is a lightweight open source web server developed by Igor Sysoev.

Nginx 1.15.5
(2% of sites use a newer version)

Akamai is a content delivery network.

Akamai
hosting info based on data from ipinfo.io

Commercial entities

.com

United States
Netherlands
Germany
(used until recently)

English

 

 

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