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Unified Advertising and Analytics solutions from Google

Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about a website's traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. Google Analytics can track visitors from all referrers, including search engines and social networks, direct visits and referring sites. It also displays advertisin...

New Relic offers SaaS Application Performance Management and Real User Monitoring for Cloud and Data Center deployed web applications implemented in Ruby, Java, .NET or PHP.

Visual Website Optimizer is an Easy to use A/B testing tool that allows marketing professionals to create different versions of their websites and landing pages using a point-and-click editor and then see which version produces maximum conversion rate or sales.

Show you how visitors are really using your website, collect feedback and turn more visitors into customers.

Facebook Connect allow users to connect their Facebook identity, friends and, privacy to any website. Facebook Connect is Facebook's first attempt to allow access to Facebook user data outside of Facebook itself. The company is describing it as giving third party applications access to much of the same data as Facebook applicat...

All Twitter's social tools, including buttons and timeline widgets.

Website using Instagram integrations or links.

Website with links to Instagram profiles or pictures

jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library.

Modernizr is a JavaScript library that detects HTML5 and CSS3 features in the user’s browser and allows you to target specific browser functionality in your stylesheet.

Spin.js dynamically creates spinning activity indicators that can be used as resolution-independent replacement for AJAX loading GIFs.

Google Tag Manager makes it easy for marketers to add and update website tags including analytics, remarketing, and more.

Drupal is a free software package that allows you to easily organize, manage and publish your content, with an endless variety of customization

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

This site uses the viewport meta tag which means the content may be optimized for mobile content.

With the embedded video player you can easily add Facebook videos and Facebook live videos to your website.

Websites using some type of Facebook technology.

Websites using Amazon technologies

Websites using Google technologies

Websites using some type of cookie consent system

nginx [engine x] is a HTTP server and mail proxy server written by Igor Sysoev.

Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. In contrast to other web accelerators, such as Squid, which began life as a client-side cache, or Apache and nginx, which are primarily origin servers, Varnish was designed as an HTTP accelerator. Varnish is focused exclusively on HTTP, unlike other pro...

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.

Website using the £ symbol on their website - meaning it may accept payment in this British currency.

Content Security Policy is best used as defense-in-depth, to reduce the harm caused by content injection attacks.

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

Allows a website to define how a page is rendered in Internet Explorer 8, allowing a website to decide to use IE7 style rendering over IE8 rendering.

UTF-8 (8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode. It is the preferred encoding for web pages.

Meta descriptions are HTML attributes that provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages. Meta descriptions are commonly used on search engine result pages (SERPs) to display preview snippets for a given page.

The http-equiv attribute provides an HTTP header for the information/value of the content attribute. The http-equiv attribute can be used to simulate an HTTP response header.

A canonical link element is an HTML element that helps webmasters prevent duplicate content issues by specifying the "canonical", or "preferred".

Wesites using favicon rel tag

The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph, a open protocol supported by Facebook

Google's hosted library for web fonts. Allows websites to choose and use fonts from a free, wide variety of fonts.