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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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So I'm getting a automatic web search in my Microsoft edge where an URL automatically opens up

The problem looks like this below image I have tried anti-viruses; clearing cookies, histories and clearing out files in C:\Users\hp\AppData\Local\Packages\microsoft.microsoftedge_8wekyb3d8bbwe\AC\...
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FireFox - Turn off URL auto complete when entering an IP address

I know you can completely turn off auto complete, but is it possible to only turn if off if you're entering an a IP address. It is horribly frustrating to have it change my intended .1 to .102 etc.......
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Use Nginx rate limit and keep query string intact

I'm trying to set up Nginx rate limiting on a url for an api route. However, the query strings associated with it are being deleted by the rate limiting. The rate limiting is working, it's just that ...
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Mac Automator Workflow doesn't seem to recognize .url files as urls

Trying to feed a bunch of .url files through a workflow. I was hoping to have the workflow look at the linked webpages and collect additional Link URLS off the webpage for download but this Workflow ...
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How to create URL link to the specific section of the PDF file?

I am trying to create a pointer link to a specific section of the PDF file which is in my local directory. Normally I create hyperlinks to the pages like that. xyz.pdf#page=4 But I cannot figure ...
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Brute force URL with number range

For example: http://example.com/xxxx.php I know that xxxx is a number between 1-9000. How to brute force the range?
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How to use FTP link/URL with FileZilla?

I use FileZilla for FTP upload and download from FTP shares, websites. But I always struggle with using direct FTP links/URLs, like: ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/standards/RFC/rfc959.txt or FTP structured ...
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Windows: Editing a URL shortcut file does not go to new link until a reboot is performed

I have still not found the answer to this. When we edit a FILE.url shortcut and change the URL, it does not go to the new URL until a reboot is performed on windows 10. Seems to be caching the ...
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Chrome: Disable drag and drop of links with text

Sometimes I want to copy certain text from website (like a song name from Spotify) but because the text has a link on it Chrome will drag and drop the link (see screenshot with the "Unanswered" text ...
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Firefox 62.0.3 (64-bit) overrides address typed into address bar (OS X 10.12.6)

I'm working on a Django website project and have come across peculiar behavior in Firefox that I need a work-around for. I'm attempting to reach http://127.0.0.1:8000/ in order to reach a locally-...
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Example.com “Unable to Connect” from home network

I cannot connect to www.example.com through my home network, and I don't know why. Details of the home network: On the outside, I have a DSL connection to a Zyxel C3000Z router. On the inside, I ...
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How do I loading exactly the URL I typed, not Google Search of the same URL with a fragment specifier in Chromium?

I paste a file:///path/to/my/page.html into Chromium. Under the address bar appears: file:///path/to/my/page.html - Google Search file:///path/to/my/page.html#somefragment - My Page If I just press ...
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Is it possible to use afplay to open a URL instead of a file on disk?

I would like to use afplay to open a URL instead of a file. The help page only says: Audio File Play Version: 2.0 Copyright 2003-2013, Apple Inc. All Rights Reserved. Specify -h (-...
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Forward GoDaddy URL to Google Sites

I have a domain registered at GoDaddy, call it godaddyurl.com. I would like it to forward to a website I created through Google Sites, call it googlesites.com. I can't seem to do so. I would like the ...
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What would cause a url to resolve differently depending on whether I click it or copy/past into browser?

I received an email from a client that had a link to their instagram page. When I Ctrl-clicked the link, it resolved to a page that is obviously not theirs, but which has their (rather unique) name in ...
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Firefox show download URLs

With Firefox, I can select History Show All History and it has a "Location" column with the URLs. If I select Tools Downloads, it shows the size of each download, but it does not show URLs. It does ...
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Can Regular Expressions be used in URLs while browsing?

I am aware of Google Dorks that use advanced operators to search for keywords on Web, and Google Dorks is not Regex by anyhow. Out of curiosity I tried putting wildcard characters in URLs mostly for ...
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Why is the URL of Tamil characters appear gibberish with %20AEF etc?

When that URL is pasted in to the browser again, it becomes the Tamil Characters. Why is this? Why can't the URL when copied back to a notepad retain the Tamil letters?
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How do I use an image URL with no clear file path?

Why do so many image URL's have no clear file path these days? When I use sites like Facebook on my PC, I often want to post an image from the Internet. Instead of downloading the image, it's much ...
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Is there a way to resolve subdomain.domain.com to domain.com/subdomain

Is there a way to resolve or convert username.domain.com to domain.com/username if someone types in username.domain.com? Basically, our current system uses username.domain.com for replicating ...
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Chrome address bar no longer shows protocol or www subdomain

A couple of days ago I noticed that for all websites, chrome omits from the address bar the protocol and the subdomain if it is www. My co-workers report that they are not seeing this. For example, ...
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How to prevent Outlook 2016 from adding line breaks in long URLs?

It seems Outlook 2016 adds line breaks in plain text messages. How can I prevent this? This is how it looks in Outlook 2016 with and without [x] in [x] Remove extra line breaks in plain text ...
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What happens to country specific TLD's in a war involving that country?

I'm trying to find out what could happen, and what is likely to happen - I'm based in the UK and own UK domains as well as foreign domains such as Russian and USA TLD's, eg: domain.co.uk, domain.ru, ...
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Firefox Saved Logins Once cleared never asks again?

If I delete a login/password in firefox by deleting it from the url list under Options > Privacy and Security > Saved Logins , that url will never offer again the option to save a login/password. I ...
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Chrome redirect URL

Is there a way to force chrome to redirect certain websites? Preferably without extension. I want to do someting like www.website.com/es/whatever -> www-website.com/us/whatever and something like ...
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Is there a way to create a URL shortcut on the desktop with the favicon of a website?

I would like to add a URL shorcut on my desktop. I use Xfce. I would like a script or trick that would give me the favicon of the website URL paste in the shorcut. Before this, when I was using ...
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Expand a tiny URL to a full URL with redirection in Apache

I have an application setup for expanding a tiny URL. Once a hit is received from the browser, it will create a request in my Apache load balancer running on my domain. Let's assume my domain is "...
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YouTube url can't be converted to base64 again

When I tried to encode YouTube url again to base64, the value after = didn't changed except first two letters. Is that already in base64? Url Converted: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvUN8qg9lsk ...
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How to capture/extract streaming link/url in batch mode

In FireFox, if Video DownloadHelpder installed, one can get the streaming link in the current web. eg http://www.examplevideo.tv/room1 and Video Download Helper will tell me the streaming link of this ...
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How to Wget login on this website

I am trying to wget postdata login on this website using the following command but something is missing: wget --no-check-certificate --save-cookies cookies.txt --keep-session-cookies --post-data "...
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Is there a way in macOS to automatically open a URL when another URL is opened?

Is there a way in macOS to automatically open a URL when another URL is opened? Using Automator, macros, browser plugins or the alike to in the background "listen" for a URL to be opened and when it ...
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URL that opens a file [closed]

I have received a spam message most probably being malware. The message is in plain text format contains a hyperlink with the exact syntax http://example.com/folder/ When this is clicked (under ...
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How to open shortcut with url in particular chrome process?

I work in multi-monitor environment (Windows 8.1) and using one chrome process to view video at secondary monitor while other chrome processes on primary monitor for searching info and other stuff. I'...
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Locate the url from which the update is downloaded, and on which url checks the existence of the update

Install the VLC player and locate the url from which the update is downloaded, and on which url checks the existence of the update. Could someone explain how to do this? What tools to use? Is ...
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How to remove custom URL handlers in OS X?

I have an Electron app that has registered a custom url. I checked the box "remember my decision" when I was prompted to open the external application while using Chrome (mac osx). I now need to ...
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Name for a single partition of URL path

Suppose we have this URL: https://superuser.com/questions/ask This is its path: /questions/ask What is the name for a partition of a path, i.e. /questions?
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URL redirection for testing purposes

I know that hosts file will bypass the DNS and redirect the domain elsewhere. But I only want to redirect some (not all) URLs from the same domain. That would test what the website would behave like ...
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Error accessing a website when the URL does not contain 'www'

Why does the first link work, but the second one doesn't? 1. http://www.gifgifgifgifgif.com/gif/11740.gif 2. gifgifgifgifgif.com/gif/11740.gif For the second link I get an error from my ISP: http://...
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Why is there no error when I enter many slashes in a file URL in a browser?

On my Windows 10 machine I can enter a file URL of a local directory (e.g. file:///D:/temp), or a local file (e.g. file:///D:/temp/homepage.html) and everything works fine. However, wherever there ...
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How to copy a URL with its title in markdown format?

In Firefox 56, how can I quickly copy a URL in the markdown format? [title](url) In theory, VimFx should work, but it doesn't, so I either want to find what's wrong or another method to do this.
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Web browser does not hide root slash in URL between host & path

Thanks in advance for any help provided. Update: Tanks to Gerard H. Pille, Adrien replies and some logs investigations I've come to transforming question a bit. Now I firmly realize that final slash ...
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Forget iPlayer and video feeds, is there a way to view BBC.co.uk outside of the UK so I can read domestic articles?

I'm having a tough time finding an answer to my problem because after every search I run, I either can't find anything useful or all recommendations assume that I'm outside the UK and wanting to ...
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How do I approach my local web interface(s) from a URL

I have a Raspberry Pi with some applications running, that require me to access a web interface. I was wondering how I could basically connect to those web interfaces from outside my home-network, ...
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Citrix Receiver URL?

Is it possible to craft a hyperlink that when clicked will cause Citrix Receiver to open an appilcation with the given arguments? For example, I have Citrix Receiver on my computer with an Internet ...
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How do I print a document from a URL in an e-mail?

I have received an e-mail from a potential employer requesting that I print two documents from a URL to take to first day on the job. I have an Apple computer and I do not know what a URL is or how to ...
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Applescript to extract YouTube Livestream Video ID

I want to develop an Applescript to extract youtube live stream video ID using the Channel ID. Currently, I'm doing it manually as Youtube changes live stream video ID time to time. For an example, I'...
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Nginx Redirect allsubdomains to a non-subdomain url

I am currently issueing the following problem and by hell, i can't solve it. The > 20 similar threads i found with google are no help. First of all, i created a simple HTTP to HTTPS redirect, which ...
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Creating Thousands of Individual URLs - Google Drive

Case Scenario Google Drive - G Suite 900 Folders – each folder having 2 sub-folders Each folder and sub-folder containing multiple .jpg images I need to get a listing of shareable URLs for all ...
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HTTPD pretty URL for NextCloud

I've just installed Nextcloud server on my CentOS 7 distro. What I would like to have is a redirection from the "cloud.mycompany.com" to "cloud.mycompany.com/nextcloud". Also if you can tell me how to ...
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Disable automatic www insertion in Firefox

If you type the URL http://xyz.example (even with explicit http://), Firefox will redirect you to http://www.xyz.example, even if that site does not exist. It's a really annoying behavior. How can I ...