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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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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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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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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A flash MP3 player that will take a URL and can auto play

I am looking for a flash MP3 player that can be accessed using a URL and that can play an MP3 file from another URL but also has the ability to autoplay. Something like ...
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Is there a way to see the final page address in the url preview?

Usually when you hover cursor above a url, the link hint appears in the lower left/right corner of the browser window. These days people use link shorteners which don't allow to see what the target ...
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Use XML data from an online URL as data source InDesign

I'm looking to use XML in InDesign that comes from a live url as it's constantly updating from a database. I know I can download the XML and import it from the desktop but does anyone know how to ...
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GMail not autolinking URLs in Firefox 3.6

I've noticed that when I compose an email in GMail using Firefox 3.6, it no longer automatically converts URLs into hyperlinks. On the odd occasion that I used IE, it did the automatic conversion as ...
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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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Mapping a URL to a port

I have remote access software running on a windows server that I use to remotely connect to my clients for tech support. For them to Access the server they have to type in my address and then append ...
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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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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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Access an internal network Webcam from outside (www)?

we have a webcam installed in our internal network. I wrote a JavaScript in a HTML-File, which gives access to the stream through a BaseURL. I put it on our webserver, which is online (www). When I ...
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Notes client shows error of when opening document via Notes URL

I am having issues when I try to open a document via Notes URL Notes://<SERVER>/<DB_UNID>/<VIEWD_UNID>/<DOCUMENT_UNID>. If I have Notes client already running it shows me ...
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Using Excel to capture URL redirects

In Excel is it possible to have a list of URLs in column A and have a column B auto-populate with the URL of the page you get to if you click the link in Column A. (I would like to audit all the ...
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url containing query string in vlc

I am trying to open a network stream in VLC. The URL of the content is of the form http://192.168.0.1:80/content/recordings?dataid=myid&key1=value1&key2=value2 Whenever I append the query ...
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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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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 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 ...
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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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Url rewriting faliure in case of UTF8 urls in nginx

I am using Nginx webserver and I want to rewrite some old urls on my site to new ones inorder to prevent 404 errors. For English urls everything is OK and adding a rewrite rule like the following to ...
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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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Custom URI Scheme link rendering in Lotus Notes

I have an application which registers a custom URI scheme along the lines of: myapp://action?parameter=value The handler works well, and using Microsoft software, and software deriving ...
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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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Modify URL Before It Is Loaded On Google Chrome

Every time I load a YouTube video, I find myself first appending &hd=1 to the end of the URL so that the video plays in HD automatically. Over time, this gets annoying, so I would like it to be ...
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Display already visited highlight on pic.twitter on popular browsers

I'm a heavy twitter user and I follow a lot of people and companies. As you can imagine when searching to discover new things a lot of people share images! The problem is that the pictures are ...
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URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed after it was made

Are there any URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed by its creator after it was made?
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Rewrite all web requests in Chrome

I'd like to rewrite all web requests in Chrome, including js/css includes and ajax requests. For example: change http://foo.com/index.htm to http://bar.com?url=http://foo.com/index.htm I've tried ...
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Redirect URL Warning (like Firefox) equivalent for IE, Firefox, & Maxthon

Firefox has an option (Option | Advanced | General): Warn me when websites try to redirect or reload a page. This isn't precisely the behavior I want (lots of pop-ups and slows things down) but it ...
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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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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" ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Need Help To Encode White Spaces On A Social Sharing Button

I am using Rtsocial wordpress plugin for social sharing buttons. But after checking my site with W3C Validator, I have found a problem with pinterest button. Check one of my post for the button. The ...
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How to add a feature to my site that will redirect to other address ( www.mysite/direct.)?

I want to create a URL that will direct me to an address other than our site. Just like www.example.com/direct. I think this is quite similar to a hyperlink but this time this is in the URL ...
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How to automatically convert image urls listed in a column to show the picture

I have an excel file that has a column with a list of image urls. I want to know is there a way to automatically convert all of these urls to display the image in the cell.
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Displaying hosts in not successfully resolved URLs in traceroute

I'm trying to know where a request to a web page is lost, but if I use the command tracert command in windows it just displays it cannot resolve the name of the domain name that should be resolved, ...
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Set up Squid as a reverse proxy with URL rules

I have read wiki, looked through many examples, googled, etc. I would like to use Squid in dev environments to replicate part of the functionality provided by AKAMAI so that we can test in our local ...
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Permission required for URL registration

I am writing a console application that spawns instances of a WCF service. The service requires unique addresses for each instance. Every time I spawn a new instance, I need to register the URL for ...
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Use of asterisk symbol in url/browser

Does anyone know what is the point of using an asterisk symbol (*) in url or browsers url line? Why would anyone search *.gmail.com or something similar ? Thank you
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How to link to a section of a web page via chained text/regexp search with automatic text extraction

Summary I would like to create a link, similar in intent to a permalink suitable for bookmarking, email, or reference in other web pages. The intent here is to refer to sections of a target web page ...
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Windows URL protocol alias for HTTP/HTTPS

I would like to make a protocol scheme in Windows that delegates to an HTTP/HTTPS URL with a certain prefix that replaces the protocol name. For example, let's say my protocol name is "foo"; I want ...
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Web shortcuts (.url) not working on Windows 7

I'm experiencing several symptoms, but I believe they are all related to web link files not working. First, I can't create we link files anymore. When I try New > Shortcut and put an URL, I get the ...
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Need Help To Realize Encodeded URL

I used to visit a website with plain-text URLs like: **********.com/details.php?id=1036519 But now exactly the same page URL transformed to: **********.com/iaN32meC8w9ba8PM±CTYnFa±7rqTYeGR ...