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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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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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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Chaning owncloud path [on hold]

I would like to change my ownCloud link from http://85.214.71.254/owncloud/ to http://85.214.71.254/awesom-media/. How can I accomplish this? I'm totally new to this kind of stuff.
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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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How to download a URL as a file?

A website URL has "hidden" some MP3 files by embedding them as Shockwave files, as follows. <span class="caption"><!-- Odeo player --><embed ...
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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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Is there a method to export the URLs of the open tabs of a Firefox window?

If I have a Firefox window open that contains 10 tabs, is there a way in Firefox or by a plug-in to get the URLs of those 10 tabs as a text file or some other format? Right now if I want to do this I ...
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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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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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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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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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Easiest way to keep an eye on web usage? URL Logging? [on hold]

My sister, who is computer illiterate, has asked me to take a look at her teenage son's web traffic to see what sites he has been using. He is not very computer literate either, but his history in ...
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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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Can I create a link to a specific email message in Outlook?

I use Outlook as my email client at work, but I don't want to use it to manage my tasks and todos. (Instead I use plain text files and Emacs org-mode.) Since many todo items start out as mails in my ...
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I won't open some websites on my MacBook Pro. What could be an issue?

For example some-websites.com. If I put it to the browser, I get this: I know about 3 other websites that returns the same "error". If I try ping in terminal, I get this: ... Request timeout for ...
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SAML Potentially Dangerous Request.Form Value [migrated]

I recently started using SAML for my website's authentication which is working great except 1 particular problem. Some users (all of them are in the same domain group policy if that helps) get an ...
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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 do I copy hyperlinks in non-encoded format in Firefox?

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: ...
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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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Software to automate the download of a list of URLs

Let's say I have a list of URLs as follows: http://creamteam.tv/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/10-Chinatown.mp3 http://mp3muffin.com/train/burbs.mp3 ...
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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 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 ...
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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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How to get the URL of a Gmail or other webapp page in Chrome “application shortcut” mode?

In the google chrome web browser, if you want to copy the URL of the current page, in normal browser mode, you'd just copy the URL out of the address bar. But when your web app is running in the ...
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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 can I open a URL on a schedule in the default browser?

I'm looking for a mechanism to open a single URL in the user's current default browser on a schedule/recurring basis. I know that if I was writing .Net code to do this, I could simply do something ...
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What does the www8 or www6 in a URL mean?

I see some sites with urls such as www8.example.com or www6.example.com, but I don't know what www8 or www6 mean. Does anyone know what this means and if it's different from a URL that just has www?
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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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How to resolve a web address ip [closed]

Let's say I have http://some.site-address.com and I want to find the IP that this address resolves to. How do I do that?
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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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Clickable URLs in PDF output created by Inkscape/SVG

I guess the title pretty much describes the problem. I'm using Inkscape to write a SVG document, and convert it to PDF to share on the web (keeping SVG as original file is safer) I have many URLs in ...
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How to stop firefox from mangling domain names?

When I type in http://example/ firefox rewites the url to http://www.example.com/. Is there any way to fix this behavior without recompiling firefox? I suspect something in about:config will help, ...
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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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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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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 ...