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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...

A family of standard web feed formats used to publish frequently updated information like blog entries, news headlines, audio and video.

A pingback is one of four types of linkback methods for Web authors to request notification when somebody links to one of their documents. This enables authors to keep track of who is linking to, or referring to their articles.

Windows Live Writer Tagging Support Schema

Really Simple Discovery is a way to help client software find the services needed to read, edit, or "work with" weblogging software.

Websites using some type of Facebook technology.

Website using Instagram integrations or links.

Website with links to Instagram profiles or pictures

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...

AddThis, the new brand name for Clearspring Technologies, is the leader in socially connecting publishers, services and advertisers to audiences on the open web. Reaching more than 1.3 billion unique users monthly, AddThis’ social tools and analytics are used on more than 14 million unique domains to distribute and track digital...

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

Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery web service. It integrates with other Amazon Web Services to give developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no commitments.

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

AMP stands for Accelerated Mobile Pages, a Google-backed project designed as an open standard for any publisher to have pages load quickly on mobile devices. Google officially integrated AMP listings into its mobile search results.

A semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.

The Apache HTTP Server is an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS/X and Netware. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services observing the current HTTP standards. Apache has been the most popular web server ...

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

The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library.

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

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

The iconic font and CSS toolkit

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

By adding rel="home" to a hyperlink, a page indicates that the destination of that hyperlink is the homepage of the site in which the current page appears.

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