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 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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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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How do I Copy URL and Title with a Bookmarklet

This links tells me how to create a bookmarklet for copying the tab title. var title=document.title; if (title) { var re=/(\|/|:|*|?|"|<|>||)/gi; title = title.replace(re,''); ...
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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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How to link to a specific time in a YouTube video [migrated]

What is the format for a YouTube url, to link to a specific time in the video? Something like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze68s47-xO4<time code goes here>
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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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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 ...
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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 to print on Chrome with website info (printed file URL)?

I am trying to print this pdf file through Google Chrome. For administrative reasons I would like to prove on the printed page that this comes from a certain website. How to print this document in ...
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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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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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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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Chrome - Copy/Paste URL from Address Bar retains font formatting

When you copy and paste a URL from the address bar of FireFox or IE it is put on the clipboard as plain text. When you copy and paste a URL from the address bar of Chrome it is put on the clipboard ...
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Can I launch URLs from command line in Windows?

Can I launch URLs directly from the command line in Windows?
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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 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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How to display local images in Chrome using file:// protocol?

I'd like to be able to specify a local file path for an image on a web page delivered via http using Chrome - is this possible? I remember doing this using IE but cannot remember how! Some trusted ...
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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 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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Is it possible to enable javascript for a specific URL?

There are many users who have JavaScript disabled and deny to enable it even for some business applications. Is there any way to allow a user to enable a JavaScript for a specific URL in order to use ...
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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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Do browsers change URLs of saved bookmarks in response to 301 redirection?

HTTP status code 301 is used to indicate that content has moved permanently, and that the returned URL should be used to access the requested content in future. RFC 2616 says Clients with link ...
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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 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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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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Prevent direct access to webserver files

How can I prevent direct access to my /css and /scripts folders, and there contents? Also, is there a way I can prevent direct access to index.php? (The right way is to just go to my website, which ...
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Can you launch Remote Desktop via URL?

Is it possible to have a URL that launches a remote desktop session? I realize it may be considered a security vulnerability for some, but the convenience would really save me a lot of time. I ...
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Opera Browser: highlight the URL bar

In Opera Browser what is the key combination to highlight the url bar? I tried the F6 key, but doesn't work. I'm using Opera 23, latest build.
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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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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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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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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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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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Why the other URL is opening instead of the expected URL after clicking on a link received from google search in Firefox?

I'm using Mozilla Firefox on my PC. When I search something using google a list of results get displayed, till then it functions properly. But when I right click or left click on any of the links from ...
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LAMP: How do I set up http://myservername.com/~user access?

Been trying to Google this, but I can't figure out good search terms to find any info about what I need, since I don't really know what it's called. I'm pretty much being thrown to the wolves to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Create a stream file from online radio stream URL

I have an URL from an online radio stream. I use it in VLC to listen to it. However every time i want to listen to it I need to manually input it in the "Media -> Open Network Stream...". I want to ...
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sed: extracting value of a key-value pair in a URL query string

I am trying to use sed to extract the value part of one of the many key-value pairs in a URL's query string This is what I am trying: echo 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abc&g=xyz' | sed ...
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What is the difference between forward slashes and backslashes in paths? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows use backslashes for paths and Unix forward slashes? What is the main difference between forward slash (/) and backslash (\) in reference to paths, both ...