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 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
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How to calculate route in *Maps just by calling a URL?

Before Google Maps got its new "full screen" look, I could open a URL that looked something like this "http://maps.google.com/?q=%s" where %s was a string of the format "from: London to: Amsterdam". ...
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How can I encode an url for wget?

I am looking for a way to convert a string to a clean url. For example : wget http://myurl.com/toto/foo bar.jpg This is going to download http://myurl.com/toto/foo and http://bar.jpg. I want to ...
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Mark all URLs ending with .se (Notepad++)

I got a massive document with text. I want to mark all the URLs ending with .se I managed to mark the part of the url just before .se with \w+\.se. But some of these URLs got 3-4 subdomains. So if I ...
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Is it possible to handle an URL on the remote desktop (RDP connection) and redirect its opening on local machine?

user connects to a terminal server by RDP connected to the terminal server user clicks on an url this server won't open this url, but will redirect it on local machine the url will be opened by local ...
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How to edit Windows .url files

I have some .url file. I know they are simpy plain text files (cfr. http://www.fmtz.com/formats/url-file-format/article) But I cant find a way to edit it. In example, using Notepad++ on Windows 8: ...
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What does “attribution_link” in a youtube url refer to? [closed]

What does "attribution_link" in a youtube url refer to? example http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=y1sgdXgL8Zc&u=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DmF4xtdSdMmY%26feature%3Dshare
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Access an internal network Webcam from outside (www)?

we have a webcam installed in our internal network. I wrote a JavaScript in a HTML-File, which gives access to the stream through a BaseURL. I put it on our webserver, which is online (www). When I ...
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How can a single URL redirect to different websites/servers? (ex: https://hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net/)

Yesterday, I noticed that https://hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net/ showed a different page on my laptop than it did on my desktop PC. This URL redirects to one of the many servers listed here: ...
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Need Help To Encode White Spaces On A Social Sharing Button

I am using Rtsocial wordpress plugin for social sharing buttons. But after checking my site with W3C Validator, I have found a problem with pinterest button. Check one of my post for the button. The ...
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remove the question mark from url using htaccess

i have tried to remove the index.php from url but the problem is I'm seeing an ugly question mark in the beginning of the url how can i get rid of it This is the code i have used in htaccess ...
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How are wiki articles with slashes in their titles handled? [closed]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nip/tuck http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/POW/MIA_flag Simply put, how are pages like these processed by the server or the wiki? Is there a directory named POW or do ...
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Get the title of all the URLs in a list

I have a huge list of URLs and I want to get the title of all of them. Is it possible? (without actually having to visit each and every one of them manually) I'm using Windows 8
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Modify URL Before It Is Loaded On Google Chrome

Every time I load a YouTube video, I find myself first appending &hd=1 to the end of the URL so that the video plays in HD automatically. Over time, this gets annoying, so I would like it to be ...
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Display already visited highlight on pic.twitter on popular browsers

I'm a heavy twitter user and I follow a lot of people and companies. As you can imagine when searching to discover new things a lot of people share images! The problem is that the pictures are ...
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URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed after it was made

Are there any URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed by its creator after it was made?
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Can I get a .patch file from a svn commit without svn?

I was wondering if it's possible to extract a diff or patch file from a svn commit, directly from the url without needing svn? For example, if I'm given the following GitHub url of a specific commit, ...
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Is there a way to see the final page address in the url preview?

Usually when you hover cursor above a url, the link hint appears in the lower left/right corner of the browser window. These days people use link shorteners which don't allow to see what the target ...
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In modern webbrowsers is there any point in putting www infront of a url that uses it?

When going to www.facebook.com or www.cbc.ca is there any benefit or difference made by omitting the www? EDIT: so it could be a problem if www is omitted but not automatically added, could it ever ...
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What is the differences between server and domain name?

An URL is in the format of: scheme://server:port/pathname What is the differences between server and domain name here? //superuser.com/questions/ask is a (relative) URL. The scheme is ...
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How do I create a .url file on OS X?

I am creating a zip file and would like to include a link to a website within it so that users can double-click on the file and go straight to the website. In my research, I discovered that what I ...