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 do I create a desktop shortcut to create a new Google Doc?

It is tiresome to open Google Drive in a browser and from there clicking "New document ...". So how do I find and store the URL for creating a new document so that I can put a shortcut on my desktop?
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Characters Missing from files created with Windows Notepad

Plain text files that I have previously saved, and not modified or moved, using Windows Notepad, now have characters missing. The URL in each .txt file has the same characters missing, the colon and ...
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How to get URL of currently opend webpage of Chrome application desktop shortcut

A quick google on my need "How to get URL of currently opend webpage of Chrome application shortcut" give me nothing helpful. So what is the fastest get the URL of an Chrome application desktop ...
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KeePass, KeeFox - default password for ULR

Imagine you have multiple password for one URL. For example, two accounts on one web forum. Seems like KeePass (or KeeFox - extension for Mozilla Firefox) types last saved password. Now how to tell ...
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URLField in django models allowing users to submit blank records, why?

This is what my models.py file looks like: from django.db import models class accounts(models.Model): url = models.URLField(max_length=200, blank=False) The database is still allowing blank ...
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How to specify relative path for an html file in the current directory in IE? [migrated]

I've tried everything: file:///.\myfile.html file:///myfile.html file:///./myfile.html myfile.html ./myfile.htm Etc, etc. What's the correct syntax? Context: I am trying to open a file from ...
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WGET convert links not working with URLs that start with slash (relative URL)

Knowing SuperUser family, I am attempting to download mirror a site with the following command: wget --recursive --background --adjust-extension --continue --quiet --page-requisites --convert-links ...
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How can I stop my browser from opening up itself and loading a page when internet is connected?

When I connect to the internet through a dongle (ISP: Tata Photon+/Tata Indicom) it opens up my default browser (google chrome) and logs on to the homepage of my ISP which is integrated by Yahoo!. I ...
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How do I copy the URL contained in the Internet shortcut?

I saw an answer to this question in a post already but I am wanting to know if there is a way to do multiple files at one time versus clicking on each shortcut file individually to get the URL? I ...
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Do modern browsers automatically remove '..' from an URL?

I'm building a barebones server in Node. I have heard about 'Directory Traversal Attacks' where a user visiting the site can navigate to files stored on the server than aren't supposed to be served by ...
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How to stop ZenMate at certain URL, with Chrome?

-How- can I make ZenMate disable when I enter a specific website? Editing a setting file, or with an extension? Thanks for any help!
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Change Magento's base URL

I just moved my Magento installation to another URL (only updating apache config to use shop.domain.com instead of www.domain.com), and according to this site, I just have to update some records in ...
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chrome copy paste of URL with german umlaut changes characters

I am using chrome 41 on Windows 7 (classic theme). In chrome i have this url http://www.faszinationtür.de/images/PDFs/prospekt49.pdf open and copied it to the clipboard the result is the following ...
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Bookmarklet to take current url as a parameter to other URL

I want to make a bookmarklet that takes a string from current URL of the browser and passes it as parameter of my specific URL and reload this new URL in browser. The string required is after "=" sign ...
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Why can't I go directly to the Oracle sign on page?

When I paste this URL (below) into my web browser... Chrome or IE https://login.oracle.com/mysso/signon.jsp I get an error saying ... Error! Do not use bookmarked URL. Please type the URL you are ...
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Any link(http/https) identified as “mailto” and open a New Email in Browser

We have a windows application that has links to various sites. But regardless of the link the user clicks, New Google Mail pops up in Chrome ? This issue happens in just one machine after the user ...
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Web browsers removing slash in URL

I have a URL (http://www.example.com/). Whenever me, a user, or a bot(search indexers) enter (http://www.example.com/Folder) the domain automatically redirects to (http://www.example.comFolder). All ...
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The requested URL “/crossdomain.xml”, is invalid.

Every time I try to access the game lobby for a website I keep getting an error. The error only started yesterday and I am confused as to what the problem might be. I believe the problem is caused by ...
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Link shortener target URL changed, Internet Explorer goes to old link

I'm using the tiny.cc URL shortener to shorten a link to a file (hosted on Dropbox.) I need to update the file every now and then, but this requires me to upload a new copy, changing the URL. I change ...
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Get Video Stream URL to play in VLC

How to get stream url of live programme from: http://in.yupptv.com/705/shalom_tv at 226kbps speed/quality to play in VLC Thanks in Advance.
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Disable Google Chrome URL Bar

Is there a way I can disable typing in Google Chrome's URL bar or hide it in the current version? I know about Kiosk mode but it removes the tool bars and tabs.
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How do you use .htaccess to redirect multiple subdirectories to root directory?

I have a website. The website's url is web.pixelblock.us.to. Unfortunately, the forum software writes the urls as http://web.pixelblock.us.to/home/pbnx10ho/public_html/$1. I want .htaccess to redirect ...
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Trying to webharvest images of fractals

I am trying to webharvest all of the images from this google images URL for a project: ...
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Masking or changing certain text in URL

I'm using Composer with Toran Proxy hosted on a personal server to manage my package dependencies for Symfony2, today I encountered a problem, one of the URLs that Composer needs to download ends with ...
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Using Apache Httpd mod_rewrite to rewrite URL based on Accept request header?

I'm attempting to rewrite a URL based on the Accept header of the request. I saw in the docs that this seems to be possible, but I couldn't find any details or examples anywhere on how to go about it. ...
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How to Block chrome://extensions/ URL?

How can you block the Chrome URL: chrome://extensions/, such that extensions cannot be disabled, removed, or disabled in incognito mode by anyone (or without a password)? What I've Tried (that's ...
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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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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 ...