Sunday, May 26, 2013

What is URL?

Definition: URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator, also known as a web address. It is the address of a web page. Each page has its own unique web address (URL). An example of a URL is, which is the URL for the Computer Hope web site. It also helps  to search anything any  time of online. Below is additional information about each of the sections of the http URL.
The http:// stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol.

WWW. That stands for World Wide Web, is used to distinguish the content. This portion of the URL is not required, and many times can be left out. This portion of the address can also be substituted for an important sub page known as a subdomain.

Next, is the subdomain name for the web site.  .COM  is known as the "domain suffix"or TLD and is used to identify the type or location of the website.

The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) was created in 1994  by Tim Berners Lee. 

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