|Definition||:||Uniform Resource Locator|
|Category||:||Computing » Internet|
What does URL mean?
Uniform Resource Locator (URL), some times also called as Universal Resource Locator, is a subset of the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) that specifies the address of a specific resource (hypertext pages, images, other resources) on the internet. URL defines how the resource can be obtained. A typical URL has the form https://fullforms.com/about.php, which indicates the protocol type (https), the host or domain name (fullforms.com), and the specific web page (about.php).
Typical URL Format: protocol://hostname/file_name
Protocol: the protocol (eg: http, ftp etc) to be used to fetch the resource.
Hostname: the name of the server on the network (domain name).
File_name: the pathname to the file on the server.
It also can specify a port number and a reference which are optional.
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Universitat Ramon Llull
[Ramon Llull University]
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)What is the full form of URL?
The full form of URL is Uniform Resource LocatorWhat are the full forms of URL in Computing?