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Unified Advertising and Analytics solutions from Google

Parse, validate, manipulate, and display dates in JavaScript.

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

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

Highcharts is a charting library written in pure JavaScript, offering an easy way of adding interactive charts to your web site or web application. Highcharts currently supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie, scatter, angular gauges, arearange, areasplinerange, columnrange and polar chart types.

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

CloudFlare is a global CDN and DNS provider that can speed up and protect any site online.

Websites using some type of cookie consent system

Websites using Amazon technologies

Websites using Google technologies

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

websites using the $ symbol on their website - meaning it may accept payment in this currency used in Israel.

A rich hosted Exchange environment for every user without having to manage a server.

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

Websites using https protocol.

Chrome for Android, since version 39 supports the "theme-color" meta tag to allow websites control the background color of the tab's UI header.

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.

When running in a browser on a mobile phone, "format-detection" meta tag determines whether or not telephone numbers in the HTML content will appear as hypertext links. The user can click a link with a telephone number to initiate a phone call to that phone number.

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

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