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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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How to create URI to open hardcoded text/plain content in web browser?

First question, is it even possible to write a URI (presumably http://) that will make a browser display some plaintext content, where the content is hardcoded into the URI itself (aka not served by a ...
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Deep Linking into Vue.js Web App [closed]

I am looking for a way to "deep link" into a SaaS web application built with Vue.js - specifically to show a dataset related to a specific company. The goal is to bypass having to choose the ...
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how to block http://tplinkwifi.net/ url

let's say we are on windows 7, and we want to block a specific URL from getting resolved. one would assume to throw it into HOSTS file and job is done, but for some reason this does not work, so the ...
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Edge can not visit Non-SSL url properly

When several months ago after "Edge" browser on my Win10 X64 machine updated itself to latest version, I began to meet a problem when visiting some websites in my favorites, at first I could ...
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How to get a list of all URLs in history starting by some prefix in Firefox?

When I type the start of an URL in Firefox, I get an auto-completion of maybe 10 choices. But on some websites like professional web apps, you may have 30 or 50 links of interest to you and if it ...
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How can I download a list of urls but filter by pdf content?

I have a large list of links to PDFs. I'd like to download all the PDFs that contain a certain keyword. Is there software that will allow me to input a large list of urls for download but then only ...
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How to make hyperlinks clickable in Bluefish text editor to open the URL in a web browser?

In the Bluefish text editor, how does one make hyperlinks (URLs) clickable so they open the URL in a web browser? I've looked through all of the application's options, and skimmed the manual, and I'm ...
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How to make postman works with urls containing a dot between slashes (current dir)

Problem Getting a URL that contains /./ inside from a redirection. I run a GET {{base}}/main-menu. The response is 302 with a redirect to ./menu Postman is trying to GET {{base}}/./main (with the ./ ...
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Trying to use regex to match the "?si=" on YouTube share links

I want to match the ?si= on the end of YouTube links using Regex so that I can filter submitted links to remove the ?si= and what comes after. I want to exclusively match that ID, and not anything ...
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How to use vnc:// links in windows and tightvnc

I woulk like to register vnc:// protocol to launch tightvnc link directly from the browser. Link example: vlc://192.168.0.1 Right now I wrote in the registry this: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
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Why Can My Browser Access Files via `file://127.0.0.1/c$/` but not `file://127.0.0.1/c:/`?

I use Edge on MS-Windows; I didn't change any advanced network configurations. I tried to access local files in three ways: file://localhost/c:/ works file://127.0.0.1/c:/ doesn't file://127.0.0.1/c$/...
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How is the URL "ai." parsed?

I found that browsing http://ai. returns a web page. This is no longer a public website. If you have come here you are at the wrong place. You probably want to go to one of these sites: whois.nic.ai ...
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How do I copy the URL contained in the Internet shortcut with unicode characters? (command line for many Internet shorcuts)

The subject was in part studied, there is 8 years (here : How do I copy the URL contained in the Internet shortcut?) I have thousand Internet shortcuts that I would like copy the URL contained to txt ...
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In Windows Terminal, detect URLs without an http://

Windows Terminal's Settings > Interaction has a checkbox "Automatically detect URLs and make them clickable." That detects only phrases that start with http:// or https://, e.g., https://...
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Can you go to a website by typing the IP address into the address bar?

As I'm learning about networks and DNS servers and what not... I'm curious, can you go to a website by typing the IP address into the address bar?
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How can I get the source code of this strangely-behaving webpage?

Found some strange behavior, observed in both Firefox and Edge. The behavior does not change after closing all browser windows, restarting Firefox, and clearing all "YouTube" cookies. In a ...
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With Insomnia, is there a way of going back to a previous request?

For clarification, I'm talking about the REST/URL entry app Insomnia, a Postman alternative, or a way of doing cURL requests easily. So for my simple REST request needs, this is just pretty much what ...
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Custom Icons Displayed Incorrectly in URL Files

On Windows 10, I am saving all browser bookmarks as local URL files where I can use the built-in syntax below to pick the identifying icon from ICO files stored on the same drive. [InternetShortcut] ...
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In Firefox, stop autocomplete when entering URL

I have been doing some local web development and have been using the web address http://127.0.0.1:8000 extensively. But for the life of me, when I enter this address into the URL bar, I can no longer ...
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Open a podcast via URL in a browser and enforce autoplay

Is there a way to open a podcast (via its URL) in a browser (say: Firefox) and, e.g. by adding something to the URL, force it to play right away when the podcast gets called? For example use this URL ...
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IIS URL Rewrite troubleshooting

I'm using IIS to reverse proxy HTTP requests to a nodejs app running in the same machine. URL rewrite and ARR modules are installed and the proxy setting checked. The URL matching seems good: if I ...
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Auto apply backslash to pasted text in iTerm2, that contains '?' (indicator to the start of query string in URL)

Previously, I could paste a website URL (Ex. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIDEO_ID) after copying from the browser URL section, onto iTerm2 window. It would escape the question mark and equal sign, ...
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Is there a quick way to clear URL Text Fragments' highlighting on the page?

For instance, when I follow a google link to the page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Definiteness#:~:text=In%20linguistics%2C%20definiteness%20is%20a,not%20(indefinite%20noun%20phrases). It highlights ...
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How can I store a webpage title inside a Windows .url file?

This is a question about the .url file format: How can I store the webpage title inside a Windows .url file ? I was unable to find an official documentation of the .url file format anywhere on the Net....
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How to start Zoom muted from CLI

We have --url option to zoom (or zoom.exe) binary to start a meeting from the command line providing the meeting ID (confno) and meeting password (pwd) parameters as explained here: Start a Zoom ...
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Block specific API request system-wide

I'd like to block system-wide the request to the Graph API getting profile images from Graph that is using this url: https://tasks.office.com/COMPANY.onmicrosoft.com/GraphApiV1/GetUserPhotoAsync I'...
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Google Chrome - Bookmarked pages don't show URLs anymore on dropdown. Just the bookmark folder. That's very annoying! Is there anyway to restore URLs?

Chrome and other Chromium based browsers (e.g. Microsoft Edge) have a new annoying "feature" that hides the URLs of bookmarked pages on the Address Bar dropdown. Incredibly annoying! This is ...
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Block specific URLs / URIs in browser, like the file:// protocol and other from being visited - How to set Browser policies

How to block specific Uris or Urls in a browser? For example I don't want the file:// protocol can be visited or other specific locations by the user. Can I also add other policies and if so, how?
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Sharing a webpage with a filled out form

Is there a way to share a webpage with a filled out form to someone else? Meaning, let's say the page has a HTML form on it, and I fill it out. Can I share it so that when someone else clicks the link ...
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why chrome open's without com/edu/org suffixes?

This address continues with company domain name like http://redmine.company.com.tr but somehow chrome can resolve when I enter this http://redmine. I wonder how chrome does this while firefox, edge, ...
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Blocking an ip with netsh

I know that netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="name" dir=out remoteip=%IP% protocol=TCP action=block blocks the IP, and we can find the IP by simply pinging it. I used to use it to ...
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Alias for an URL and not for a file in MacOS

In macOS, an alias is a small file that I can click in Finder, which represents another object in a file system and provides a dynamic link to it. Is there a way to have a small file like an alias ...
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Htaccess remove trash from end of URL using redirect 301

I need to remove "trash" from the end of the URL. I have more than 1000 URLs with this word: "card link" at the end of the URL. The URL before the word "card link" is ...
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Some custom URI schemes not working on Edge

I've discovered the concept of Custom Protocol Handlers lately and have been using it to access some desktop (.exe) applications through my browser (which is Edge). I've registered many of my apps to ...
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KeepassXC: command to open local server and then a specific firefox profile and url

I am running Arch linux. I am trying to run two applications in the URL: field within KeepassXC. I want to open the Openrefine server, which I can do using cmd://openrefine but I also want to open a ...
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SMB address handling in web browsers: file:///// or file://?

When a SMB share path is \\server\dir, if I type that in FireFox, FireFox shows the directory's content and the address showing is file://///server/dir. If I do that with Edge, it also shows the ...
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Programs that use URN protocol

Does there any Windows 10 program or handler to use URN protocol? It's possible to write a script that handles the URN protocol and register it in the Windows registry. But is there a finished utility?...
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Cannot create desktop shortcuts to Windows URI

I am trying to create a desktop shortcut to a windows URI, e.g. ms-settings:privacy. Sites such as https://winaero.com/windows-11-uri-commands-to-launch-apps-directly/#Create_shortcut_for_URI_command ...
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Get URL autocomplete to match around subdomain

A variety of sites that I use have the company name behind a subdomain, e.g. app.asana.com <mycompany>.salesforce.com mail.protonmail.com <mycompany>.latticehq.com I'd like to be able to ...
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What is the URN to a RFC section?

The "IETF document as URN" RFC doesn't address sections/anchors in the document. Should the full URN for https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/rfc2648#section-3 look like urn:ietf:rfc:2648:3 ...
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How do I create references (as web URL Links) to specific emails in my Gmail account? [closed]

I want to create references (as web URL Links) to specific emails in my Gmail account so I can refer back to them quickly eg. Requests for specific features from clients that might be scattered across ...
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Is it possible to open Jetbrains projects with url, e.g. `webstorm://<path_to_project>`

For open content in same topics quickly, I write a list, which works well in MarginNote, web links and opening Jetbrains apps. However, I cannot find a document about parameters of webstorm://... url? ...
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Browser address bar often forgets the link after I press Enter and does nothing

I have this problem that is bothering me for quite some time and it happens on my desktop and laptops. It happens quite often, at least one time to a few times per day. I mainly use Chrome and Opera ...
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How do you download something using wget and the download URL when the web page requires a checkbox ticking?

I want to download some data. On the web page where the download is, there is a box that needs checking to confirm that the terms have been agreed before allowing this download. When I try to download ...
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After an MP3 file has downloaded is it possible to see where it was downloaded from?

Is it possible to see where a MP3 file was downloaded from? Like if the file was downloaded from Google, Safari or other sites?
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Can't open notes:// links in HCL Notes 12.0.1

I am using HCL Notes 12.0.1 and Windows 11 Pro, I can't open links that I have dragged from a tab in Notes to a folder on my harddrive. also tried to enter the url into Edge/Chrome with same error I ...
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What part of the url is host?

As per this doc https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/rfc3986 what is the host in the url below? https://www.drive.google.com is the host drive.google or just google?
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Create desktop shortcut for Safari to a specific web - on MacOS

I'm trying to create a desktop shortcut for Safari that will lead to a specific website when the users will use it. Trying for hours but with no success. Can someone help please? Thanks
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IDN U-Label to A-Label wrong with many services

I own the Unicode Domain κλαρα-σωλις.ευ, which should be converted to xn----ylba7abgd9bnh0e.xn--qxa6a, but many services convert the URL to xn----ylba7abgd9buc7d.xn--qxa6a. Websites like https://www....
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Excel 365: Is there a way to fully protect (hide or encrypt) the url provided for a Data Source?

I'm importing data to Excel 356 using a data source "From webb". The url provided includes an API key that I do not want to share with others when I share the Excel file. I can use Protect ...
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