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Site Info - Yahoo.com

Overview of web technologies used by Yahoo.com.

Website Background

Yahoo
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Description on Homepage

18 January 1995

Online since

Number 6 of all websites according to Alexa

Popularity rank

CountryVisitorsCountry Rank
United States23.4%7
India10.2%5
Taiwan4.6%7

Main visitors locations

JavaScript is a lightweight, object-oriented, cross-platform scripting language, mainly used within web pages.

JavaScript

The Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) Library is a JavaScript library developed by Yahoo. The YUI library is no longer actively maintained.

YUI Library

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

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

Non-Secure Cookies

Gzip (GNU zip) is a file compression algorithm.

Gzip Compression

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.

IPv6

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

Persistent cookies with an expiration time between 1 month and 1 year.

Cookies expiring in months
(used until recently)

The websites redirects visitors to its www subdomain, e.g. from example.com to www.example.com.

Default subdomain www
(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

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

Generic RDFa

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

DigiCert

A Twitter Button allows a Twitter user to post a tweet from the visited site.

Twitter

The Pinterest Pin-It button allows website visitors to pin images onto Pinterest.

Pinterest

Tumblr buttons make it easy for Tumblr bloggers to share content on their blogs.

Tumblr

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

Full Circle Studies

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

Google Ads

The eBay Partner Network is the affiliate program of eBay.

eBay Partner Network

The Apache Traffic Server is a caching proxy server derived from the Yahoo Traffic Server.

Apache Traffic Server

Yahoo operates several web portals and related services world-wide.

Yahoo
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