A URL is a Uniform Resource Locator or Universal Resource Locator, a unique string of characters that identifies a reference to a resource on the internet. It can be used as a readable text address to redirect users to the internet resource.

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How to export from Word for Macintosh 2011 to pdf without losing URLs?

Is there a way to export a document in Word for Macintosh 2011 to an Adobe PDF document without losing the URLs that are present in the original text? The solution for windows does not work as there ...
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Ping my URL from a different location

Is there a way to someway mirror a ping request to an URL, to test it's speed from a different location? Say I'm in US and want to request a ping to my website coming from India and check the ...
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How to get URL link after creating application shortcut from Chrome?

Let's say we create an application shortcut for facebook.com and while borwsing the feed, we see some cool news and need to get the URL of the current post. How can we get the URL when browsing ...
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Blocking behavior with Outlook 2007 related to a single URL

When attempting to send a message containing a specific URL, the message does not get sent to the addressee. Instead, a message from the sender, addressed to the sender, is delivered back to the ...
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Trying to redirect anything after the full URL without /68 for example

I need to remove anything on the end of URLs like the below examples without the /68 or any number ID https://www.website.com/forum/making-coffee/68 <-- I would like to remove the / and anything ...
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How does KeepVid resolve the direct url of a video page? [duplicate]

everyone. I know it is a liitle bit immoral, but I just want to know how some websites like KeepVid reslove the direct url of a video page.I googled a lot, but not find a good answer. In spare time, I ...
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Why would xbcd.com resolve to the localhost (127.0.0.1) on Linux (Ubuntu) and Android?

When 1) pinging xbcd.com I get 127.0.0.1 2) using a web browser and the URL xbcd.com leads me to the local webserver, if it exists. I've tried this on Ubuntu 14.04, multiple networks/DNS, as well ...
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What is the use of nats in urls

As far as I was surfing the net, there were sites which had ?nats= in their urls and at that I didnt care and said to myself that Thats just some info to be sent But from that time to now, Ive seen ...
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All requests seem to be going “through” something

Sorry for the title, its hard to put the problem into proper words. Basically, in Firefox or Chrome, I try to navigate to stackoverflow.com. The request fails and the URL I see in the navigation bar ...
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Use Firefox as default browser, but open links in Chrome from a specific program

I use this IRC client mIRC and sometimes people post links there, you never know what's there, so I use Chrome as backup browser for all the mess that comes to computer. But in daily use of internet I ...
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Duplicate subscriptions in iCalendar

I'm using iCalendar on my Mac and I have several subscription URL:s (for each course schedule) and one main URL for all the courses together.(without the context_id) But I can't have more than one ...
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Current page is hidden in Firefox Android when typing in a url

When using Firefox on Android the page you are looking at is hidden when typing in a new url. Is there a way to force Firefox to continue showing the content of the page?
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how does sort compare lines?

I've always assumed that sort without any additional arguments, will sort a file in lexical order. However today I ran across following test case: sort test2.txt a/a a/c a//c a/d As you can see the ...
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Is it possible to make a web link to open a local AppData folder?

For support purposes for an online virtual world viewer [Second Life, Firestorm], we often need users to clear a specific folder from Roaming & Local. Many of our users have great difficulty ...
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Completely masking a website URL?

I have a tiny personal website (currently under construction) hosted on my raspberry pi. I also want to setup an OwnCloud server, but on my actual desktop computer for several reasons (not only ...
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Can symbolic links be used for website URLs?

I'm developing a new website to replace our old website. The URL the dev site is 11.22.33.44/~abc/ (not that IP exactly) because that's what Host Gator gave me to use. Once complete, I'll change DNS ...
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url string stream editing on the fly?

I have a problem with an unnamed 3rd party application (appA). It has the ability to dynamically link to other applications through a dynamic url link you can setup. I'm trying to integrate with ...
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Can I modify Excel Online share URLs to open to a specific worksheet?

When I generate a share URL in Excel Online, it takes the following form: https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx? resid=<DOCUMENT ID>& ithint=file%2cxlsx& app=Excel& ...
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Whenever i try to ping some website URL, the ip address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback ip address}

Whenever I try to ping some website URL, the IP address it finds is 127.0.0.1 {loopback IP address} There are many websites : mega.co.nz, 1337x.to & many more I have checked my hosts ...
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Opera Browser: highlight the URL bar

In Opera Browser what is the key combination to highlight the url bar? I tried the F6 key, but doesn't work. I'm using Opera 23, latest build.
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How to restore the URL in Google Chrome's omnibox, i.e. always show it without right-click “Show Url”

Woke up today to Google Chrome version 36.0.1985.143 m and noticed Chrome is now hiding the URL until you choose to right-click in the URL bar to re-show it. I have checked chrome://settings and ...
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Google Analytics Custom URL Reporting

I have used custom url builder to build custom url and submitted to different directories, the url consisted of utm_source=directory URL goes like ...
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Can JavaScript embedded in a web page access the URL parameters of the page request?

Can JavaScript embedded in a served HTML page access the page-request URL, including its parameters?
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Mapping a URL to a port

I have remote access software running on a windows server that I use to remotely connect to my clients for tech support. For them to Access the server they have to type in my address and then append ...
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EXCEL won't link to Internet

I have downloaded data from a website that contains links to other website. When I click on any of the URLs in EXCEL I get the message : "This operartion has been canceled due to restriction in ...
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Unwanted space in URLS in Excel 2010

I have a list of 23000 URLs in an Excel sheet but these appear to have extra spaces in, therefore invalidating the urls. I've tried a find and replace and excel doesn't recognise that there is an ...
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Can I open system files through the web browser URL

You can access web content by typing in windows address bar. But can you access a file by typing it's directory in the web browser URL? Typing in the URL something like: file:///C:/ will let you ...
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How to get URL of a file in an HTTP GET request?

There's a web server that I access regularly by making an HTTP GET request like so: http://www.example.com/index.php?file=12&hd=0 It returns an OK response with a content type of video/x-flv and ...
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Is it possible to restrict access to certain URLs for individual programs?

I have a certain use case where I want to whitelist a list of URLs that a certain application can access. In other words, I want to sandbox it, but don't have access to blocking or white listing those ...
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Domain name with a dot and Ctrl+Enter

When I write superuser in Firefox address bar then pressing the Ctrl+Enter keys, Firefox goes to the superuser.com. But when I write for example math.stackexchange that has a dot in its domain name ...
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Saving Chrome bookmarks as separate .url files while preserving timestamps

I have multiple bookmarks in Chrome stored in different folders: fold1 - book1 fold2 - book2 fold2 - book3 I would like to create a structure of directories so that each directory contains the ...
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Make URL call a different URL on Windows?

If I have a URL such as: http://localhost:12345/foo Is it possible to make this URL actually call a different URL and return that content? Such as say: http://www.google.com I would also like ...
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How to open multiple URLs in Chrome/Firefox and then save them individually?

If I have a .txt file containing a list of URLs, how can I get Chrome or Firefox to open them, one URL per tab and then save the page in each tab separately? Any platform will do: Windows, Mac, ...
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How can I bypass location-dependent redirects on a website I'd like to view as a local of different region than the one I'm in?

I live in California, and I'm trying to get to New York's AAA site so I can manage membership for my family, who's in New York. Instead, I get redirected to California's AAA, and the AAA Locations and ...
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How to wget range that fills a PHP URL

I try to wget from 1 to 724.. When I try this line in the terminal : wget http://exemple.fr/resultats.php?ID={1..725}.html everything works fine except that the pages downloaded are no filled with ...
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How to find the original address of a file from dynamic URL?

In some cases, when you want to download a file from a website, you can't see the original address of the file. for example look this URL: How can I find the direct URL of the file? Is there any ...
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Redirect my domain to URL

I want to redirect my domain for example.com to a URL like http://www.jotform.me/form/3xxxxxxxxx8 . I don't have any host I just have a domain. How could I do it?
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How reliable are Google+ URLs over the longterm [closed]

I have a link to a Google+ login page which re-directs the user to the review page after logging in, an example using "The Ritz, London" is shown below. Is it likely that a link like this will work ...
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Misconceptions About Backslashes and URLs [closed]

So I'm curious where the idea that URLs contain backslashes came from. It's a fairly regular occurrence at work that I'll tell someone to go to a certain URL and they'll ask "forward or back slash?" ...
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List all links of one website on other website [closed]

There are two websites. 1) www.aa.com 2) www.bb.com Now there are so many link of aa.com and its webpages on bb.com like aa.com/blhahhaa.html aa.com/beautifulday.html aa.com so i want to find ...
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Website blocked by South Korean government even though I am in Australia

I live in Australia. When I browse to http://www.pinnaclesports.com/ using Chrome, I am redirected to the KCSC ( Korea Communications Standards Commission) website (http://www.warning.or.kr/). When ...
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File open as read only from ftp server

im not sure if this has been addressed before but here is the case: I have a remote ftp server with some files on it. when connecting to this from an windows XP pc it all works fine. But from a ...
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Is there a way to associate to a file the website URL where it was downloaded from?

I'm using Ubuntu and trying to find a way to associate the URL of the website where a file was downloaded to that file. According to what I've researched so far the URL can be stored using extended ...
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How do you add the something in http://www.something.webname.com [closed]

How can I add this extra part and what does it mean? www.SOMETHING.domain.co.uk
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Why do Cyrillic letter in URL domain appears so strange?

Short explanation: Why does russian characters in domain name in URL перезагрузкаопмо.рф get mapped to some randomness like this: http://xn--80aaigamcyttbbjfe2c.xn--p1ai. Please note, I am not ...
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google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp but only sometimes

According to the internet when google.com/search redirects to google.com/webhp, it means Search Conduit has hijacked the browser. In my case, this is what happens: ...
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What type of URL is this- 'http://goo.gl/7nQT9g'?

I usually found this type URLs in facebook. They are different from the commonly seen type of URLs. What type of URL is it ? What is 'goo' and '.gl' means ? Another type of such type is - ...
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How to block particular URL only in Firefox (Not the entire domain)?

I'm using a site www.abc.com . I need to block only www.abc.com/advertisement and I have to load all other urls in that website? How can I achieve this in firefox? I really need to use that website ...
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Which is better videos subdomain name: video.example.com or videos.example.com? [closed]

Going to develop a video site as a subdomain. Which is a better option. videos.example.com or video.example.com I will further go for subdomains like images/image, answers/answer, ...
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Are there security implications to referencing webpages sequentially?

For instance, what is the reasoning behind YouTube URL assignment using the format: ?v=qv-8pquw9wQ ?v=lW5kB906mh8 ?v=SwUg7oTZoTY Instead of: ?v=0Cn0phjvk8a ?v=0Cn0phjvk8b ?v=0Cn0phjvk8c