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Technologies > Top Level Domains > .university > Reports Overview > Market Report

Web Technology Usage Report for University (top level domain .university)

Get all the information about web technologies used on .university sites in an extensive report.

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Our web technology usage report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of web technologies within the .university top level domain (University). The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 140 pages covering this information:

  • Top Level Domains Overview Reports
    • Usage Report
      How popular is each of the top level domains? Shows percentages of usage for all 873 top level domains. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of the top level domains change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage for all top level domains since January 2010.
    • Growth Rate Report
      Which are the fastest growing top level domains? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all top level domains both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
    • New Site Usage Report
      How popular is each of the top level domains among new sites? Shows percentages of usage for all top level domains among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
    • Top Site Usage Report
      Which top level domains are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each top level domain the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific top level domain.
  • .university-specific Reports
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of .university change from month to month? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage for .university since December 2014.
    • Ranking Breakdown Report
      Is the popularity of .university higher among high traffic sites? Shows usage of .university broken down by popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites. Also shows the popularity rank of .university among all top level domains in these ranges and the most popular alternative top level domain.
    • Market Position Report
      Where in the market diagram lies .university? Shows the market position of .university in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites, compared to the most popular top level domains.
    • List of the 80 most popular sites using .university.
  • Web Technology Usage Reports on .university sites
    • Technologies Breakdown and Segmentation Reports
      Which technologies are particularily popular among .university sites? A set of reports evaluating the usage percentages and rankings of web technologies on .university sites compared to the overall usage of those technologies. This shows, for example, usage and market share and rank for each Content Management System among .university sites compared to the popularity on all websites. Also shows the rank of .university among all top level domains within the sites that use each Content Management System and compares the usage rate of .university to the most popular alternative top level domain in each category.

      These detailed reports are available for the following categories of web technologies:

      • Content Management Systems
      • Server-side Programming Languages
      • Client-side Programming Languages
      • JavaScript Libraries
      • Markup Languages
      • Character Encodings
      • Image File Formats
      • Site Elements
      • Structured Data Formats
      • SSL Certificate Authorities
      • Social Widgets
      • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
      • Traffic Analysis Tools
      • Advertising Networks
      • Tag Managers
      • Web Servers
      • Operating Systems
      • Web Hosting Providers
      • Reverse Proxy Services
      • Server Locations
      • Content Languages

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. Quick Summary 5
3. Top Level Domains, Industry Overviews 6
3.1. Usage Overview 6
3.2. Historical Trends 32
3.2.1. Monthly Usage 32
3.2.2. Yearly Usage 38
3.3. Growth Rates 44
3.4. New Site Usage 66
3.5. Top Site Usage 82
4. .university, Technology Market Reports 99
4.1. Historical Trends 99
4.2. Ranking Breakdown 103
4.3. Market Position 104
4.4. Breakdown and Segmentation Reports 105
4.4.1. Content Management Systems 105
4.4.2. Server-side Programming Languages 107
4.4.3. Client-side Programming Languages 109
4.4.4. JavaScript Libraries 111
4.4.5. Markup Languages 113
4.4.6. Character Encodings 115
4.4.7. Image File Formats 117
4.4.8. Site Elements 119
4.4.9. Structured Data Formats 121
4.4.10. SSL Certificate Authorities 123
4.4.11. Social Widgets 125
4.4.12. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 127
4.4.13. Traffic Analysis Tools 129
4.4.14. Advertising Networks 131
4.4.15. Tag Managers 133
4.4.16. Web Servers 135
4.4.17. Operating Systems 137
4.4.18. Web Hosting Providers 139
4.4.19. Reverse Proxy Services 143
4.4.20. Server Locations 145
4.4.21. Content Languages 147
4.5. Popular Sites using .university 149


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