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Unified Advertising and Analytics solutions from Google

Mynewsdesk is an all-in-one brand newsroom and multimedia PR platform.

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...

Webtrends founded the web analytics industry in 1993. Today, their leadership extends much further, to social media measurement, paid-search optimization and connecting the online and offline data silos scattered throughout organizations.

Anti-bot CAPTCHA widget that helps digitize books by providing snippets of books for people to enter the text for. Owned by Google.

FancyBox is a tool for displaying images, html content and multi-media in a Mac-style "lightbox" that floats overtop of web page.

Website using Instagram integrations or links.

Website with links to Instagram profiles or pictures

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

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 UI is a curated set of user interface interactions, effects, widgets, and themes built on top of the jQuery JavaScript Library. Whether you're building highly interactive web applications or you just need to add a date picker to a form control.

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.

Google APIs are application programming interfaces developed by Google which allow communication with Google Services and their integration to other services.

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

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

Using this tag you can set up your web app to have an application shortcut icon added to a device's homescreen, and have the app launch in full-screen "app mode".

Embedded videos from YouTube.

VideoJS is an HTML5 Video Player, built with Javascript and CSS, with a fallback to a Flash video player for when the browser doesn't support HTML5 video.

Websites with cart functionality on them

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.

Websites using some type of cookie consent system

Websites using Amazon technologies

Websites using Google technologies

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 ...

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) web service.

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

Websites with FAQ page

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

Websites using https protocol.

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.

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

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.

The iconic font and CSS toolkit

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 Keywords are a specific type of meta tag that appear in the HTML code of a Web page and help tell search engines what the topic of the page is.

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.

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".

Wesites using favicon rel tag

An offer to transfer some rights to an item or to provide a service—for example, an offer to sell tickets to an event, to rent the DVD of a movie, to stream a TV show over the internet, to repair a motorcycle, or to loan a book.

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