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Site Info - Wordpress.org
Overview of web technologies used by Wordpress.org.
Blog Tool, Publishing Platform, and CMS — WordPress
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28 March 2003
Number 260 of all websites according to Alexa
WordPress is an open source blog publishing and content management system, based on PHP and MySQL.
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.
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is a lossy compression method suitable to store photographic images.
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.
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a lossless compression image format, originally introduced by CompuServe and suitable to store graphics, logos and simple animations.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format.
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/2 is the second major version of the HTTP network protocol.
HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) defines a mechanism enabling web sites to declare themselves accessible only via secure connections.
GoDaddy is an IT service provider, among others operating as SSL certificate authority. This includes ValiCert certificates, now operated by GoDaddy.
Facebook Social Plugins provide a way for Facebook users to share web pages with their friends.
Google Analytics is a free service to get detailed statistics about the visitors of a website, provided by Google.
WordPress Jetpack Stats is a visitor tracking plugin for the WordPress publishing platform.
Quantcast provides visitor statistics of web sites.
Nginx (pronounced as "engine X") is a lightweight open source web server developed by Igor Sysoev.
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.
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.
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