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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...

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.

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

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

Websites using Google technologies

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

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

Websites using https protocol.

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.

This page contains a meta robots tag which tells search engines and robots to index or not index the page.