Wednesday, January 06, 2016

What is the Meaning & Definition of URL


URL is a sequence of characters that is used to name and locate resources, documents and images on the Internet.
URL means "Uniform Resource Locator" or, "Uniform Resource Locator". In a nutshell, it's a series of characters that respond to a standard format and which allow to classify resources uploaded to the Internet for download and use.
But since 1994, the concept of parallel has been integrated within the broader URI ("Uniform Resource Identifier" or "Uniform resource identifier"), yet it is URL to refer to links on the Internet.
In 1991 was used for the first time the URL by Tim Berners-Lee and, now, began to be used for the purpose of locating documents on the Web and assign hyperlinks for its location and linkages between them.
When it comes to surfing the Web, all URL we use to find the information we are looking for by entering them in the address bar and by click or Enter to lead Explorer us to the desired direction. Each Web page has a unique URL and why it is so simple to use.
Typically, a URL combines information from the name of the computer that provides the data, your directory location, filename and Protocol to use. For example, a common case of URL would be: In this case, "http" is a scheme to be followed by the URL. And, at the same time, each address must follow a specific syntax. In general, URLs are written in lower case, but often Web browsers convert uppercase lowercase should use. New browsers, can also update the URL information if it has changed or has been redirected.
Whenever we want to exchange information, ask an individual to a resource on the Web or publish our own content, we will use URLs as direction indicators.
Article contributed by the team of collaborators.

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