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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...

This website contains tracking information that allows admins to see Facebook Insights out of Facebook to this domain.

Crazy Egg allows website owners to create tests to figure out what people are doing on their website.

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.

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

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.

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

Websites using some type of Facebook technology.

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.

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

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

Phusion Passenger - a.k.a. mod_rails or mod_rack - is a web server and application server, designed to be fast, robust and lightweight. Administration tools allow you to gain insight into web application operations and server performance.

Ruby on Rails is an open-source web framework that is optimized for programmer happiness and sustainable productivity. It lets you write beautiful code by favoring convention over configuration.

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

Rack::Cache is a component to enable HTTP caching for Rack-based applications such as Rails.

Websites with FAQ page

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.

Websites using https protocol.

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

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.

Wesites using favicon rel tag

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

Typekit is the easiest way to use real fonts on the web. It's a subscription-based service for linking to high-quality Open Type fonts from some of the worlds best type foundries.

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