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Uniform Resource Locator (URL)

A uniform resource locator (URL) is the address that is used in the web browser to request a resource (web page) from the world wide web.

E.g. http://www.bbc.co.uk/index.html

It can be broken down into three mains parts:

Access Protocol http://
Domain Name
(Web Server)
www.bbc.co.uk
Filename /index.html

 

Topics / The Internet / Uniform Resource Locator (URL)