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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Extension/Script/Program that will refresh page until a certain phrase/keyword is found or is not found?

Is there any program/extension that I can use with browser that will refresh a webpage and search for a certain phrase or text and then stop once the phrase is found or is not found. For example say ...
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What code to put in the URL to link it in a new tab?

I have a PDF file. Created from Kingsoft Presentation. I have images there, where I put hyperlinks. That is Ctrl+K then i put the link. When I converted it to PDF ang click the images, I want it to ...
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Access xampp outside localhost

I have created a xampp page on Windows server 2008. I am successfully able to load the xampp page and other php pages that I have created using localhost:8080/. Firstly : I want to know how can I ...
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Why are website URLs not case-sensitive? [closed]

What was the design choice here? Why are URLs designed to not be case-sensitive? For example: When I type "gaming.stackexchange.com", it will take me to Arqade.SE. If I type "GaminG.StackExchangE....
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How do I copy hyperlinks in non-encoded format in Firefox? [duplicate]

When I copy the following URL from FireFox https://example.com/away.php?to=http://example.com/page/42 and then paste, I get a link like: https://example.com/away.php?to=http%3A%2F%2Fexample.com%...
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Tool for extracting “fragment URLs”? (E.g. www.example.com#section) [duplicate]

Does such a thing exist? E.g. a Firefox Extension (or other kind of browser script) where you can right-click on the subtitle in a section of any webpage you want to link to and it will give you the ...
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Map a URL to a local file in Windows

Is there a way to map a URL to a local file so that when IE sends a request for that URL it gets the content from a local file? For example: http://www.example.com/file.zip ---> C:\file.zip I'm ...
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Redirecting All Requests - Linksys Router

I currently have a Cisco WRV200 Wireless-G VPN router with RangeBooster, with that I've created an Access Point and set up a small Local Area Network. This Local Area Network obviously has no access ...
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Centralized IIS to redirect to other IIS servers

Basically what im after is to have a centralized IIS Server on the Local LAN where port 80/443 would be forwarded to from the router. Then through this server it can forward/redirect the requests to ...
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How do I configure custom URL handlers on OS X?

I've been reading a lot online about custom URL handlers / custom protocol handlers such as: Launching External Applications using Custom Protocols under OSX OS X URL handler to open links to local ...
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wget - Many URL's in .txt file - download and save as

I have 2000 URLs in excel file. The URLs are in the first column and in the second column there are names for the files downloaded from URL in the first column. I can copy that and paste to .txt file ...
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Finding URL of radio Flash stream

I'm interested in finding the true URL behind a flash player for a radio station. I'd even be happy if tunein.com played it, but I've checked (radio station is there but doesn't play). So I went to ...
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What are the components of an HTTP URL and what role do they have in an HTTP Request?

Given this link: http://clk.tradedoubler.com/click?p=113177&a=89693&g=189788889&url=http://track.adform.net/C/?bn=8997990;cpdir=http://www.tele2.se/mobilt-bredband.html?utm_source=...
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validating / sanitizing google results for posting online

i sometimes want to link to a search result page of Google services. but the address bar URL is "dirty" http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&lr=&cites=415785132359889643&um=1&ie=...
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Is Windows caching the URLs of internet shortcut files?

Let's say I have links for two searches on the web: "search 1" and "search 2" on Google. The URLs would then be: https://www.google.com/#q=search1 https://www.google.com/#q=search2 I create ...
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How to forward urls without ports from one machine to urls with ports on another machine

I'm new to sys administration, so I play some things virtually at home. And so, I have one virtual linux with two nodejs applications running there. They listen on two different ports. Lets call the ...
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Is there a way to define how Chrome's search bar immediately recognizes initial letters in a search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create a URL shortcut in Chrome? Example: When I type "m", immediately, "mail.google.com" fills out, so I can just do 'm' followed by 'enter' to go to gmail. ...
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Find URL of Flash radio stream

I'm trying to use Firebug to get the stream URL of this site, so I can play it using VLC. Does anyone know how to? Thanks. http://www.magic983.com/listen/
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How to get multiple URL redirection details?

I have some affiliated links, by clicking the link it redirects to another link. It might be up to three levels. abc.com/?affid=12/www.xyx.com --> xyz.com?ref=23 --> and finally shopsomething....
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Why does Firefox use the “chrome://” protocol / schema in URLs? [duplicate]

When I want to configure an addon, for example Ghostery, the tab shows a URL like this one: chrome://ghostery/content/options.html What does it mean? Does it have something to do with the Chrome ...
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How can I find out which page links to a given URL? [closed]

I have an URL, say this web page: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechDays/TechDays-12-Basel/Keynote-The-great-8-Windows-and-Windows-Phone How can I find out which other pages on the internet link to ...
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Shortcut to open URL from clipboard

I want to create a shortcut that opens links from the clipboard. I frequently switch browsers and it's very annoying to copy/paste hundreds of URLs from one to another. I have created a shortcut to ...
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Clicking of URLs outside of browser does not open up

Nothing happens when I click on a URL outside of a browser. Chrome is my default browser but it does not do anything if I click on a link in e.g. Skype. What can cause this? HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\http ...
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Hash tag on URL gets stripped off upon clicking link on Windows Mail

In our newsletter we have a link with this URL: http://www.someshop.com/index.php?a=some_name#same_page_anchor This works in Gmail and Yahoo. However, in Windows Mail, when we click the link, the #...
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Firefox adding my own URL as my search engine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a custom search engine to Firefox? How can I add my own URL (with a %s as the search item) as one of the search engines in Firefox? Right now, it only allows me ...
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When I enter an address with https, Firefox (sometimes) changes it to http

What I did: I visited https://en.wikipedia.org./wiki/Main_Page (yes, there is a dot after TLD) I got an SSL error (because the cert isn't valid for the domain name with dot) I visited http://en....
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Directory of URL Schemes for Mac Apps

Is there a directory of all the Mac Apps that support URL Schemes? A URL Scheme is a custom url that launches the app and might perform an action. omnifocus:// The above URL scheme works for ...
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How to add a URL item to Outlook mail folder

In Outlook 2010, I drag a url from Chrome addressbar into an email folder. It seems to work fine, in the Outlook email folder, the url's title is shown and the icon is a globe (url reference). ...
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Hide URL name, but still have a link to it [closed]

Goal Suppose I have original web page hosted on an URL like www.mywebsite.com/page I want people accessing this webpage thinking they are visiting other URL like www.anotherwebiste/page Is it ...
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Safari: how to open a URL while in search mode?

In Chrome you can open a search-highlighted URL with CTRL + ENTER (and thus obviate the need for using a mouse). How do you do that in Safari (6.0.1)?
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Why do I have in URL www1 instead of standard www? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does wwws mean? Sometimes I have www1 starting URL. Is it a new standard?
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URLs in Chrome won't delete, even when history is cleared

I tried CCleaner and History Eraser. Nothing works. What should I do? Also, going down over the URL and hitting ShiftDel didn't work.
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Wget with URL that contains #

I am trying to download a URL that is like http://www.somesite.com/restaurants.html#photo=22x00085. I put it in between single quotes, but it only downloads http://www.somesite.com/restaurants.html ...
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Remote Subversion URL Completion in Bash

Has anybody added Bash completion support for remote urls in svn commands? It could typically be implemented through parsing of calls to svn ls.
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How do I create a shortcut that launches a non-default-browser to a website

I want to be able to double click it and it runs the correct (non default) browser and opens my preferred website?
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Why does Excel try to open password-protected URL links itself instead of just giving to the browser?

I have links to secure sites inside Excel spreadsheets (currently 2010, but I'm pretty sure it's the same with Office 2007). When I click on them, instead of just launching the system browser (...
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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 http://some-domain/image5....
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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 except one in lighttpd

How can I use mod_redirect in lighttpd to redirect all URLs except one to another URL? Example www.dontredirect.com would not be redirected at all, but all other URLs like www.foo.com or www....
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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 ...