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Site Info - Wordpress.org

Overview of web technologies used by Wordpress.org.

Website Background

Blog Tool, Publishing Platform, and CMS — WordPress

Description on Homepage

28 March 2003

Online since

Number 185 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
India20.7%71
United States9.4%514
United Kingdom4.9%160

Main visitors locations

WordPress is an open source blog publishing and content management system, based on PHP and MySQL.

WordPress 4.8
(version 4.7 used until recently)
(0% of sites use a newer version)

PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.

PHP

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
(7% of sites use a newer version)

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

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

JPEG

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/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

GoDaddy is an IT service provider, among others operating as SSL certificate authority. This includes ValiCert certificates, now operated by GoDaddy.

GoDaddy

Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.

Facebook

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

Google Analytics

WordPress Jetpack Stats is a visitor tracking plugin for the WordPress publishing platform.

WordPress Jetpack

Quantcast provides visitor statistics of web sites.

Quantcast

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

Nginx

Peer 1 Hosting provides Internet hosting services that include managed hosting, dedicated servers, collocation and cloud computing, owned by Cogeco. This includes its subsidiary ServerBeach and NetBenefit.

Peer 1
hosting info based on data from ipinfo.io, see details

Non-profit organizations

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Technology Score

The technology score rates a site based on its technologies in a range from 0 to 100. It consists in a popularity score (how many sites use the same technologies), a traffic score (how much traffic have other sites using the same technologies) and a version score (how many sites use more recent technology versions). Quality alerts also affect the rating.

TotalPopularity TrafficVersion
Technology Score67775397
Content Management Systems717737100
Server-side Programming Languages679144
Client-side Programming Languages7510051
JavaScript Libraries79984893
Markup Languages667853
SSL Certificate Authorities442563
Social Widgets617250
Traffic Analysis Tools829173
Web Servers575756

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