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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Prevent firefox from converting characters to percentage format in address bar

I sometimes use archive.org to find the contents that are no longer available in their addresses. I've bookmarked the http://web.archive.org/web/*/%s and use a keyword to search faster. (see this) ...
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How do I Copy URL and Title with a Bookmarklet

This links tells me how to create a bookmarklet for copying the tab title. var title=document.title; if (title) { var re=/(\|/|:|*|?|"|<|>||)/gi; title = title.replace(re,''); ...
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How to link to a specific time in a YouTube video [migrated]

What is the format for a YouTube url, to link to a specific time in the video? Something like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze68s47-xO4<time code goes here>
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Mass change the appearance of URLs in Microsoft Excel

I wish to change the appearance of the URLS in a Microsoft Excel worksheet. At present the current URL's look something like: http://www.example.com/101010101010101010101010101. I know how to change ...
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How to find the Outlook Web Access server name based on the login page?

I want to configure an account on my iPhone to use an Outlook Web Access server. I don't know the server name. Is it possible to find the server name based on the OWA login webpage's URL? Here is an ...
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Monitoring URLs accessed from a network

I am looking for a good solution (on-premise or cloud-based) which can provide some visibility into the web sites (URLs) being accessed by workstations/laptops within my company's network? We do not ...
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How to get server IP from given url [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to get the IP of a server, for example: https://capi-eval.signnow.com/api/document/ I need it for curl call, which might be slow because of dns. I can't get ip with ping ...
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How to force Google Chrome's omnibar to treat an rdp://-prefixed URL as a URL [duplicate]

I am currently using this RDP Hyperlink solution to run windows remote desktop by clicking a hyperlink or typing a URL into a browser/explorer. Unfortunately, Chrome treats URLs beginning in rdp:// ...
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Hyperlinks in Cell Not Emplying Full Use of HTML

The following is on Excel 2013. I have a spreadsheet that, through a VBA macro, takes a numerical input from a cell and appends it to a hyperlink to a PDF document on a website immediately after ...
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file:// protocol in Excel and Word - Hyperlink URL changes

Clicking on file:///D:/UpToDate/contents/mobipreview.htm?3/4/3141 in Microsoft Excel opens an URL in a browser but omits the file:/// and ?3/4/3141 portions from the hyperlink thus the resource ...
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How to generate URLs to shared files in my google drive in batch? How about create Qualtrics surveys in batch?

I have about 200 images uploaded in my google drive, and I want their URLs. I can, of course, manually click "share" for each one of them to get their URLs then paste them in a text file myself, but I ...
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Are URL based SSL / certificates possible at IIS?

Is there a way to change the used certificate / ssl encryption depending on the visited url? We are using IIS 7 and later. Edit: We plan to develop and deploy web applications to our customers. It ...
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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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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?" ...