What is a URL?

what is URL

A URL is commonly known as a web address, with the acronym standing for Uniform Recourse Locater.

A URL is normally displayed in the address bar at the top of a browser, with a typical URL being shown in the following format: http://www.cbronline.com.

Technically, it is a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network. essentially corresponds to a file’s unique address which is available on the internet.

URLs are part of the uniform resource identifier (URI) portfolio, which is a set of characters used to give resources an identification. A URL is typically made up two main components – these are usually ‘http’, which is known as the protocol identifier, and ‘cbronline.com’, which is know as the resource name.

 

Which Knight of the realm first defined URLs?

Name of Technology:

URL

Year Introduced:

1994

Invented by :

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Internet Engineering Task Force

Main technology category:

Internet

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