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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...

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.

Website using Instagram integrations or links.

Website with links to Instagram profiles or pictures

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.

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is object storage with a simple web service interface to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere on the web.

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

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

Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. In contrast to other web accelerators, such as Squid, which began life as a client-side cache, or Apache and nginx, which are primarily origin servers, Varnish was designed as an HTTP accelerator. Varnish is focused exclusively on HTTP, unlike other pro...

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

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. This metric displays sites that are using Django + CSRF.

Python is a widely used general-purpose, high-level programming language. Its design philosophy emphasizes code readability, and its syntax allows programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code than would be possible in languages such as C. The language provides constructs intended to enable clear programs on both a smal...

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.

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.

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

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

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