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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Can I modify Excel Online share URLs to open to a specific worksheet?

When I generate a share URL in Excel Online, it takes the following form: https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx? resid=<DOCUMENT ID>& ithint=file%2cxlsx& app=Excel& ...
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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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Decoding HTTP GET parameter in Wireshark

I am capturing HTTP GET traffic with Wireshark and I have plenty of URLs that contain "cryptic" URL-encoded data. I'd like to see the URI split into the individual parameters see the parameter ...
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Implement URL Redirection in Webserver

My Application Webserver is Oracle Iplanet 7.0. I trying to implement URL redirection for my application, with the below URLS when used in browser Redirection from https://testsite.com to ...
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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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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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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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Completely masking a website URL?

I have a tiny personal website (currently under construction) hosted on my raspberry pi. I also want to setup an OwnCloud server, but on my actual desktop computer for several reasons (not only ...
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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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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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Making custom port in URL explicit

I have two different web servers running on the same computer attached to different ports. Each web server represents a different website. one.example.com is served by the webserver on port 80 and ...
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Why does “get” in url give a time-out?

Whenever I try to open an url containing "get", for example : http://sigil-ebook.com/get/ or http://www.softpedia.com/get/Authoring-tools/Help-e-book-creators/Sigil.shtml then the page times out. ...
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Telling cUrl not to normalize a url

When using curl to call some url, it simplifies the path in the url (for example from /a/../b to /b). How can I tell cUrl not to do so? $ curl -V curl 7.35.0 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.35.0 ...
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how to solve mywebsite.com redirect to ww1.mywebsite.com?

mywebsite.com redirects to a web site called ww1.mywebsite.com. Only www.mywebsite.com redirects to the desired host. How can I solve this problem and redirect mywebsite.com to the host which is in ...
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Reset my origin to correct url using 'git set-url origin <url>' but cannot use git reset — hard

But when I try to use the following command: git reset --hard origin/master it points to a different url. (the mystery remains). I answered my question after some thought. I broke it down into ...
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How to frame an URL with multiple parameters?

I am in need of framing an URL that takes multiple values. Like- ClientData is the name that should carry an array of values like name, mobile number etc. Client data={ name="abc", ...
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Facebook URL timeout but ip works

This is a really weird case I came across and I was wondering if somebody could explain to me how and why this happened. Suddenly last night Facebook stopped being accessible. When I tried to access ...
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auto login and redirect on a web link

To login to some websites automatically one can do: www.example.com/login?user="username"&pass="password" To go to some websites' service/sister sites one can add: ?qurl=www.service.com to ...
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How do I re-sync Google Chrome's URL bar suggestions with my history?

Chrome has a bug: Visit a URL in Chrome Delete that entry from your history Start typing that URL into the URL bar Expected behavior: the full URL is not suggested. Actual behavior: the full URL ...
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How does a person immediately determine whether a link is malicious without clicking it?

I recently started moderating a small Twitch chat, so one of the things I have to deal with is malicious linkage. Whenever someone posts a bad link, even one masked by a shortened URL, someone in ...
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Not sure how to build detailed sitemap for website that is a web application

I've just recently begun building web applications, using Java servlets and JSP pages, so I'm a relative newbie to some of the other downstream implications. I've built a website, and because I've ...
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IIS URL Rewrite subfolder WWW as root except others

I have inherited a folder structure where all the web files (static html) are inside WWW sub-folder, and the CSS, JS files are in the root folder. Server is IIS 7 with URL Rewrite module installed. ...
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Get the Latest File from the Directory Programatically

I am trying to get a file from a given URL. Link to the URL Basically, what I am looking for is the file with the latest version ending with ...complete.mar In this case, it will be ...
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ISP default page on DNS failure

If I try to navigate to an unregistered domain like slsdfdsdfsdafdsflj.com, my Internet service provider (Verizon) will send me to a page like this. I'd like to know the default failure address for as ...
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Get the URL of a Page a Program Tries to Visit and Intercept It

I have a program on my computer that sometimes visits a web page. I would like to be able capture the URLs of every page the program visits, and selectively redirect them to a different page. How ...
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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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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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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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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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Outlook; External Content; How can I see what external content (URL) outlook may download

I can stop outlook downloading external content without asking me, But how do I tell what that external content is? Can I see the URL anywhere? How do I find out what server the external content is ...
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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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The requested URL “&#47;crossdomain&#46;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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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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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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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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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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Extracting Images from URL's in excel sheet to a particular folder with url as file name

I have an excel sheet which contains images Url's of a particular product in column "A". I want those images to be extracted into a separate folder with file name as url itself. Can you please help me ...