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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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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Want to Auto-Save EVERY webpage I visit (as HTML or MAFF/MHTML) - Solutions?

I have been trying to solve this problem for a long time, there are multiple possibilities. This gets convoluted... Basically the activity I want to automate is, on EVERY page any browser visits - ...
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Cluster url fails for port 8080

I have configured a clustered with 2 servers. Server1 IP: 10.200.200.20 Server2 IP: 10.200.200.21 CLUSTER_IP : 10.200.200.24 Modular Disk storage array IP: 10.200.200.22,10.200.200.23 My application ...
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How do I use HTTrack to download gzipped files from URLs with accented characters?

I am downloading a site with HTTrack with spotty results. Several directories return 2 or more versions of the same HTML file. These duplicates in any given directory may include: a file named ...
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Full URL of PDF in Google search results

When I click a PDF link in Google search, in the Google Chromium web browser, it does not display the URL of the PDF in the address bar - it just downloads the PDF. Often, the green URL displayed ...
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Extension to auto copy URL

If I want to copy URL of current web page i have select the address from address bar and press "Ctrl + C". But is there any way, if no text is selected on a web page, when I press "Ctrl + C", it will ...
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Copy text selection with page URL as an HTML link?

I would like to be able to highlight a selection of text, press a shortcut or right click and pick a menu option that copies the selection of text along with the page URL (“its source”), as an HTML ...
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File URI with username and password in Explorer

How to specify file URI with user name and password in the (Windows File) Explorer, please? Something like file://domain\user:password@host/dir/file. I need to specify domain to be equal host name, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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 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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How do I copy the URL contained in the internet shortcut in Windows 7?

Sometimes my Internet shortcut doesn't work properly when I double-click on it. Is there a way to easily copy the URL contained in the shortcut for Windows 7.
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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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Why the difference in the URL formatting?

Why is that some URL's end with .html while some do not, while most of them are HTML pages? Why is that some URL's begin with www and some do not, while all of them are on World Wide Web?
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Setting Outlook Web Access as default mail client in Firefox

The company that I work for is nice enough to let me use Linux for work, but they use Outlook. I've been using Outlook Web Access (OWA) as my mail client, which is more or less acceptable. The only ...
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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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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 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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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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Excel: URL with normal Text in a Cell

How can you add an HTML URL to a cell with normal text? I have a cell with normal text, but want to add a URL, but I don't want the whole cell to be the URL. i.e. Please go to this link: ...
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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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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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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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Why do file URLs start with 3 slashes?

HTTP starts with two slashes. E.g. http://example.com. Same goes for FTP. E.g. ftp://example.com. However, file "URLs" start with three slahes. E.g. Reading a pdf file using chrome, the URL would be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...