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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what is the meaning of www2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does wwws mean? Today I got one link from my friend that starts with www2.zzzzzzzz.co something like that what is difference between www1, www2 and www3 in url
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How to schedule a URL-based API call in Windows?

I have this DNS dynamic service and I need to find a way to call the API to update my dynamic IP. The URL that needs to be call is just a .php with some GET parameters. Is there a way to do it in ...
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Extract Links from a sitemap(xml)

Lets say I have a sitemap.xml file with this data: <url> <loc>http://domain.com/pag1</loc> <lastmod>2012-08-25</lastmod> <changefreq>weekly</changefreq> ...
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In a URL, what is // for? [closed]

Typically, when I see //, it's usualy following some protocol prefix like http: or ftp:. I have never seen it placed anywhere else. For example, http://www.google.com/ is a typical URL. However, ...
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Keyboard shortcut to location bar without selecting all text

At Keyboard shortcut to quickly jump to the URL address field in Firefox James Burton asked about the keyboard shortcut for jumping to the location bar. This is very handy; however very often I don't ...
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How to add URL as parameter in msiexec?

I'm trying to install a program using msiexec from 'CMD' and I'm trying to add a URL parameter. So it looks like this: Msiexec /i \\spfil001\MSI\esdh\offext.msi URL=http://stesdh01 But I must be ...
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Is there any server provides image URL for testing? [closed]

I need a large amount of images by URL. For example: http://some-domain/image1.jpg http://some-domain/image2.jpg http://some-domain/image3.jpg http://some-domain/image4.jpg ...
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How to setup a CSV web datasource

In Excel, I can import a CSV from the web as text by simply pasting in the URL as a file name, but when I ask Excel to update, it has stripped the URL and tries to find a file on the local hard drive ...
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Evernote Mac Open PDF From a Url

Is there a way to add a pdf file to Evernote on Mac directly from a url. Either using the web clipper or the full application. Say there is a url at www.fakeurl.com/file.pdf (this is not a real url) ...
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Google wont display the url under search results

As things used to be, each google search result would show in the first line the page title, underneath in green text the part of the url of the page (at least the domain), next to that links for ...
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LAN IP being appended with port from router's port forwarding after Wordpress install

I've never run across this before... I've been messing with different apache servers at home while at work. Before I got the proxypass working, I needed to be able to hit server number two from ...
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How to have url rewrite to a specific port on Mac OS X server behind DD-WRT router?

I've just setup a home web server using Mac OS X Lion's built-in Apache server. I setup access my Subsonic music server running on port 4040 and my torrent remote control on port 9091, as well as the ...
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Redirect all urls expect one in lighttpd

How could I use mod_redirect module in lighttpd to redirect all urls to another url expect one ? Example www.dontredirect.com would not be redirected at all, but all other urls like www.foo.com or ...
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How to route a url to another url on a router

So, here is the scenario. I have an iPad app what communicates with my production server. The app syncs data to the server. The sync is stuck for some reason. Their is a way for me to test it on the ...
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Windows 7's clipboard is erased on his own when I copy an url

I have an issue on a PC in my client office. When I copy a URL from Internet Explorer (URL bar or inside a page), a new tab is opened and the clipboard is erased. I tried with other web browsers, ...
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Can I use multiple URLs in the URL field of KeePass?

I am using KeePass version 2.19. What I would like to do is have more than just one URL address associated with a given user name and password. The entry for a given website might look something like ...
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Prevent two specific websites from being open at the same time

Since I tend to get distracted easily (by multiple unrelated websites) when I'm browsing the Web, I want to find a way to stop some websites from being opened in a new tab when other specific websites ...
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Multimedia PDF (Audio, Video and Links) That works on Desktop and iOS

We've got a client that wants to have a PDF that has embedded audio, video and links. Using Acrobat Pro 9.x I've been able to embed all three no problem. They all work/playback if I use Acrobat ...
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localhost vs 127.0.0.1 vs computer name vs ip in url

I see same url with localhost as remote server don't worked and with 127.0.0.1 worked or vice versa. I want difference between four form of server indicator in url address: localhost 17.0.0.1 ...
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Is there a URL character limit?

I clicked on an ad for a TracFone deal, and noticed the URL it went through: ...
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What does it mean when there's a number after the www in an url? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does wwws mean? ex) www47.[...] this post mentions these types of urls - http://hostpc.com/community/showthread.php?3813-www45-www47-and-www51-and-POSSIBLY-www55 ...
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How to use multiple localhosts

On my local development machine (Windows 7), I am using IIS and XAMPP to develop websites. Because it is unclear when I have multiple websits running, I am tried to rewrite the hosts file ...
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What causes the domain to change in the URL if entered incorrectly?

Over time, I've noticed if I've entered the wrong domain (.gov, .com, .net) in a URL, the site is redirected to the correct site instantaneously . For example, www.usps.gov --> www.usps.com. Is this ...
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Firefox: given a URL, save the file without navigating to it

Say I find a link to a .pdf file on a webpage. I can right-click and "save as" to save the file without Firefox actually loading the .pdf in the browser. But suppose I only have the text of the URL. ...
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Encode a “file://” url within an “http://” url?

I use the Speed Dial extension from Chrome and whenever I enter in a new file:// bookmark it automatically converts this to http://file//, and this doesn't work. I have the LocalLink extension so I ...
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How can I create shorter URLs to sites on my computer?

I was wondering if I could use my Windows 7 hosts file to create shorter URLs for sites? OR is there another way. I tried ones like the following but I'm guessing it only works with IP Addresses? ...
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Firefox removes http:// and treats URLs with spaces as searches

I routinely visit pages like http://trac.server/milestone/Milestone Name Here. In Firefox (11.0 on Ubuntu, but this has happened for a while), the URL is displayed as trac.server/milestone/Milestone ...
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Can a router map a URL to a local ip?

I'm setting up a facility with many different computers where I don't have access to their hosts files. How would I map test.com to a local server without using the hosts file? Can this be done using ...
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Where can I download Chromium-browser for Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I get chromium binaries? Where can I download Chromium-browser for Windows builds? Not on the website. In major Linux distros it's easy, binaries are usually ...
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query a URL every H hours for changes in the results?

How can I query a specific URL (mostly html and js) every H hours for changes in html content, which is mostly an html table with some header, and have the results fed to an RSS? This URL in question ...
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How can I edit RSS feed address/URL in Apple Mail?

How can I easily edit / modify / change the address of an RSS feed URL / address in Apple Mail? I am on OS X 10.6.8, Mail 4.5. I found information on how to use terminal to export the list of feeds, ...
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How to prevent Firefox converting 'localhost/*' URLs into search queries?

Since upgrading from Firefox 3.6.x, my address bar has a quirk that never used to be there. When I type in, for example: localhost/my_dir/index.php Firefox turns it into a search query, my search ...
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Where are possible fragments in Excel URLs documented?

When creating links to Excel files it is possible to add a fragment to the URL in order to specify a specific location (e.g. a certain sheet) which should be opened when the link is followed. See, for ...
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How can I get Automator to open a URL in the current Safari tab?

My current code involves a "Watch Me Do" block recording a ⌘ W keystroke and then opening the new URL, but that's kind of kludgy. Is there any way I can use Automator to open a URL within the current ...
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How to remove URL embedded in PDF document? (dialog “the document is trying to connect to” appears)

I have an Adobe PDF document which when opened displays a warning dialog with the words "the document is trying to connect to" followed by a certain URL. I choose the "Block" option to try to be ...
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How to get the URL of the frame in chrome browser

I want to check my URL is correct redirected (parameter etc.) in Chrome. In the address bar only the main URL is listed. In IE all you need is right-click -> Properties. How to obtain the same in ...
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System-Wide Transparent Proxying Using URL Patterns

Internet censorship -where I live- has almost turned web unusable so I decided to setup a transparent proxy using Tor for my home network. ince Tor is so slow -here- proxying all traffic through Tor ...
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When I open some websites its being displayed WW2 instead of WWW. Why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does wwws mean? When I open some websites its being displayed WW2 instead of WWW. What it means and why?
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Apache adds /var/www to js file path

I'v got a problem. Client has VPS and we transfered magento system to it. The problem is that if for example path to magento is /var/www/magento and there is some file in it like ...
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How to set the DNS server use for a VPN connection

I have Windows XP and I connect to a VPN. However for some reason when I'm connected the system is using broken DNS from work. That means I can only go to websites by IP address. I would like to ...
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hyperlinks >995 characters are not clickable in Outlook 2007

In my C# app, I am sending an HTML email in which the mail body contains a hyperlink that exceeds 1000 characters. When the email is received in Outlook 2007, it appears as a link (blue & ...
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Copy title attribute from <a title=…> to clipboard in Chrome

On Twitter, users use short URLs (ie: http://t.co/DPbRAjVM). The title attribute of the <a href="..." title="..."> tag is the actual URL. Is there a Chrome extension that you can use to copy ...
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Username in the address for an FTP site

I have set up a number of an FTP sites using IIS7.5. The sites use hostnames to differentiate between them. One drawback of using hostnames is that you have to pass the address of the ftp site into ...
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How can I change (locally) a hyperlink on a site to point to a different location? Opera, Windows XP

How can I change all instances of a hyperlink pointing to, say, domain_address_a, to point to domain_address_b (still a string address, not an IP address, both URLs in this case belong to the same ...
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How do I make Chrome accept “.test” as a valid TLD?

When I enter, say, xyz.test in the Chrome address bar, then Chrome initiates a search. How do I make Chrome always treat .test as a top level domain, just like .com and all the others? I know that I ...
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What is the reason that file URLs start with three slashes: “file:///” etc?

I was wondering why file URLs have 3 slashes in front. For example, if I were to read a pdf file using chrome, the URL would be file:///D:/Desktop/Book.pdf. This seems totally unnecessary. Since ...
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Redirected: Is there a way to “grab” urls I'm being redirected through?

Let's say I'm visiting yourwebsite.com which redirects to somethingelse.com which redirects to somethingdifferent.com before taking me to finalpage.com. All of this happens in an instant, so quickly ...
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What is the difference between hitting the GO button in IE and hitting Enter key directly after pasting a URL?

What is the difference between hitting the GO button and hitting the Enter key directly after pasting a URL in the address bar of Internet Explorer? In my cases, for the first time in Internet ...
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Why can't Gmail view an image whose URL comes from google charts?

Here is an image generated from google's chart API. The url to generate the image is: ...
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How to prevent Firefox from hiding the 'http://' URL prefix?

I upgraded to Firefox 7.0.1 and the 'Google Shortener' stops working. I think this happens because in Firefox 7.0.1 the http:// URL prefix is now hidden by default. How do I get the http:// back in ...