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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...

Websites embedding Google maps.

Websites using some form of Captcha technology on them.

Websites using some type of Facebook technology.

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...

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

This page contains a meta robots tag which tells search engines and robots to index or not index the page.

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.

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.

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

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