Uniform resource locator

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A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address,Template:Sfnp is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it. A URL is a specific type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI),Template:Sfnp although many people use the two terms interchangeably.Template:Sfnp[lower-alpha 1] URLs occur most commonly to reference web pages (http), but are also used for file transfer (ftp), email (mailto), database access (JDBC), and many other applications.
  1. Miessler, Daniel. "The Difference Between URLs and URIs". https://danielmiessler.com/study/url-uri/#gs.Hs64zOs. 

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