Questions tagged [url]

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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Firefox truncating URL for HTTP intranet pages

I spent quite a while exploring the forums looking for an answer to this specifically, but did not find one. If there is one on here please let me know. I am accessing our internal helpdesk site via ...
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How to do redirection for a website in DNS

I have a requirement to configure redirection of a website Both are a secure website Old URL www.abc.com New URL www.123.com Whichever request comes in for new website --> www.123.com should be ...
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Rerouting traffic to an https site to localhost

Since I'm a real big procrastinator, I'm working on some stuff to keep me mindful of what I'm supposed to do. IIS, in conjunction with some rules in my hosts file, is set up to lead me to a peaceful ...
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Link or extension to assign a certain value to a chrome flag (Force Dark Mode for Web Contents)

"Force Dark Mode for Web Contents : Enabled" works fine in a lot of sites. But when it doesn't, I want to switch the flag to "Disabled" or "Default" with a click of a button (without having to access ...
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What is the opposite command to `CTRL + L` in a browser? [duplicate]

In most browsers (like Chrome, which I use) CTRL + L will take you to the address bar. Is there a shortcut for going back to where you were before clicking CTRL + L? Example. I am writing a message. ...
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How to make an HTML link to an image that forces the image to download the image?

I want to make a downloadable url from an image. Let's say that we have https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Example.jpg When you open it, the browser only shows the content on the ...
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How do I force .png or .jpg images to be downloaded as png or jpg, instead of webp? (any browser, not just chrome)

When I have an image URL for a jpg or png image, for example: https://static.coingecko.com/s/coingecko-logo-d13d6bcceddbb003f146b33c2f7e8193d72b93bb343d38e392897c3df3e78bdd.png When I visit this ...
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bitsadmin versionless download

I want to download the latest version of 7z. My script downloads the current version, where in an edition I provide the necessary link and file name: TITLE 7-ZIP Reg.exe Query "HKLM\Hardware\...
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Link received in an email launches in the new tab of already running browser instead of default OS browser

Suppose my default OS browser is Chrome. I am accessing gmail in a different browser (Mozilla or IE). There is a web link in one of the received mails. When I click on that link, the link opens up in ...
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All browsers automatically append subdomain names to URL upon pressing enter while using address bar

I'm trying to access a subdomain I just created by typing dev.mysite.com into the address bar. When I press enter, each browser I tried(Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Chrome on Android) does the same thing. ...
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How to open an URL through chrome shortcut application?

I've saved Priberam dictionary website as a local chrome shortcut application and would like to be able to use it to open a target word search url This following command is the one used to open the ...
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Windows device url parts

Hy all, What is name of this device url string? After VID and PID?
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names of different http schemes

I am wondering what the different names are for these things: localhost (host?) localhost:3000 (address?) http://localhost:3000 (url base?) http://localhost:3000/xyz ...
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When we enter bit.ly on url box how bitly.com open

I have a question about how bitly.com to bit.ly work. My questions is not about shorting url from a long url to short one. Like the service Bitly provide. Suppose I have website with the domain name ...
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How to block tiktok videos on Twitter? I blocked all known addresses

I blocked the following addresses on my cable modem. v16a.tiktokcdn.com p16-tiktokcdn-com.akamaized.net log.tiktokv.com ib.tiktokv.com api h2.tiktokv.com v16m.tiktokcdn.com api.tiktokv.com v19....
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How do I use wildcards in an url request from browser

I want to add 2 random uppercase letters to my url request from my chrome browser. so in my ideal world I could do youtube.com/?gl=[A-Z][A-Z] and it would go to youtube.com/?gl=DI ...
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How can I create my own QR codes for free? [closed]

I'm planning to implement a QR code on a poster that I'm designing, and it seems the most common way to do this is to use one of the many online generators out there, but they either don't allow me to ...
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Chrome search engine messes up Cyrillic letters

I have this search url specified for a custom search engine bound to keyword mt: https://www.multitran.com/m.exe?l1=1&l2=2&s=%s When I type mt check - it correctly opens up the https://www....
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I want to print screen only web address and bookmark bar with or without document [duplicate]

Can I print out only the web/url address along with bookmarks line and/or anything above text of document either by print screen or regular printing? If this question is understandable to anyone, ...
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Print website page including all above the text of doc

I'm trying to print the actual website page address but not necessarily the document itself. I want to see web address, my bookmarks line and everything above document text.
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How to edit the URL in hyperlink in mass?

Say I have a text like this: Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Notice that all the URLs has this format http://example.com/text_to_change/fixed_text Now I want to edit them to this: Link 1 Link 2 ...
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Is URL encoding guarranteed to output printable characters only?

I refer to the URL encoding used in Burp and in the browsers Is URL encoding guaranteed to output printable characters only?
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How do I block URLs based on a specific words or a pattern?

I am trying to block some servers on computers based on keywords that would be contained in Url. I know how to do it partially by using Internet Options -> Security. However I am limited to using ...
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Chrome, how to disable new copy paste URL converter

Example, in the newest version of Chrome on Windows type in: http://example.com/api/<test> or copy paste it from here into the URL. Then hit enter. After that copy it with CTRL + C from the URL ...
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How to convert a list of HTML links to a list of URL only?

I have a list of HTML links (stored in OneNote 2016), and I want to convert them to text form, with both title and url. So for example, I want to convert Super User to Super User: https://...
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Figuring out the direct stream url of an internet station

I enjoy listening to a station called Gone Up radio, but for some reason I can't access it with my Imperial i150 internet radio. It seems to be an aac stream, according to the sniffers I've tried (...
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Chromium is constantly changing URL

This is probably a desired behavior, but it annoys me a lot lately. I'm developing some software and need to send some requests to the server. When I type in for example https://myserver/rest/part1/...
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Is there a way to bookmark a YouTube links with low quality setting in the url?

I want to bookmark podcasts that are 2 hours long. I don't care for it to play in 1080p is there a way to have in the url that this video plays in 144p? That way whenever I load it from bookmark it ...
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URL redirect and weird domain name which works

So there is an URL like example.example.com which when I visit it redirects to 10.10.0.5/folder/index.pl How does that work? I thought redirects work to only non-private IPs. Also, my TeamSpeak ...
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Why does MS Word open two tabs for a certain URL?

When I put this URL in a MS Word document https://1url.cz/xM69U and then do Ctrl + click, Chrome opens two tabs! Not sure why this is happening. The original url which is shortened there is quite ...
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why is ICQ not showing image preview when i share my website url?

when i share my website on ICQ, it is not showing the image that is specified on the meta tag <meta property="og:site_name" content="LJ Aulas"> <meta property="og:locale" content="pt_BR"> ...
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How do I output content of specific file from zip achrive by `jar:` URL in Linux?

Given URL like jar:file:///path/to/some/file.jar/path/inside/zip/hello.txt, how do I uncompress and output specified file from specified archive automatically? A script using unzip or jar or 7z can ...
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Force application_start code in global asax cs to run

I can't seem to get my application_start code to run on my web host as per: I have a simple ASP.NET Web API project on my development machine. Everything is fine on the machine. I have not changed ...
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How to download a file in FilleZilla using an URL with credentials?

How can I open FTP site and download a file in FileZilla with given link as follows ftp://ftp-pub:avilex@ftp.avilex.ru/Pub/schooldesk/schooldesk-20171025.iso supposed credentials are ftp-pub and ...
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Nagios: Return code of 255 is out of bounds

I am having an issue with Nagios: The query of critical alarm fails and replies Return code of 255 is out of bounds Warning alarms are displayed as expected. How to fix this, please?
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Google Find My Device: How to specify device on page load via URI?

Not sure if this is possible, from what I was able to comprehend from the pages I've searched, it would be dependent upon the methodology of the data exchange (GET vs POST)? In my specific case, I ...
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Cant access to phpmyadmin using XAMPP

I was working on a website in my localhost with XAMPP, everything worked fine til: I changed the URL re-writing in the global settings of Joomla (to remove index.php from the url.) then i was able ...
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How to securely decode an encoded URL? [closed]

I received an email from a trusted source with a hyperlink but the link is URL encoded. I want to try to decode it to inspect it because various browsers are rejecting it, perhaps it was mangled in ...
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How to show or temporarily quick show view the Full URL from the shortened compacted URL box for minor path edits in Chrome/ Chromium?

To quick show view the Full URL from the shortened compacted URL box in Chrome/ Chromium? Due to the design changes & more extensions being used URL box length keeps shrinking and at times I'd ...
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Website with multiple redirects

I am trying to understand the flow of HTTP Headers during website redirection. In case of a single redirect, the 301 Permanently Moved or similar status is straight forward. In case of websites which ...
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How can I return to a named anchor after scrolling in Chrome?

If I load a URL with a named anchor (like this one), Chrome takes me directly to the part of the page containing the anchor. So far, so good. But if I scroll around a bit, I may lose track of where ...
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IIS 8 redirect to external server

QUESTION: How to stop a URL from going to the local IP address (IIS). I have IIS 8 installed on a Windows 2012 R2 server. Previously we had 2 websites on that server, but due to business reasons, we ...
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How to make Chrome URL display spaces instead of %20

Browsers like Firefox display URLs containing spaces (including nbsp's) with an actual space (); Chrome always displays spaces as %20 (and nbsp's as %C2%A0) in the address bar. (ie, Firefox displays ...
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what purpose the random code generated in url structure?

why directory based websites have random code on url. why they do it like this? Eg- https://start.cortera.com/company/research/k6s5ous6l/b--b/ Here, the code is generated randomized for each url? /...
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How would we eliminate the need to use index.php after the domain name to visit the endpoints for October CMS with NGINX on shared hosting?

I am using October CMS with NGINX on a shared hosting plan. How do I go about removing the need to put index.php after the top-level domain. For example: http://www.example.com/index.php/backend/ ...
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Blocking Tiktok Android app from router

I was wondering how can I block the TikTok Android app from the router it self? My router has a function to block a web address or an ip address. So does anyone know what website/IP address should I ...
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Changes made to Hosts file not working on linux (Elementary OS Juno)

I'm designing a website for a client who has his current websire running on Squarespace. The thing is I've done this before and to avoid putting his actual site down, I usually hack the hosts file ...
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Why are agents/browsers allowed to change URL without actually navigating to that path?

This question deals with changing the URL in browser without actually navigating to that URL. I have also stumbled across several Web sites where this is used and I find it confusing / misleading for ...
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URL Screenshot Mailer Cron job with Raspberry PI

I have requirement where i want to take screenshot of particular website url and stored it to Google Drive or Mail every 30 minutes. I have Raspberry PI 3B+ is there any readymade script which can ...
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What are Chrome's URL address bar suggestions based on?

I used a remote desktop device from a cloud provider that rent devices (like amazon EC2). I created the device from scratch. When I try to use Chrome browser and start typing a website name, it auto ...

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