What is a URL?


What is a URL?


URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator, which is the address of a unique resource on the web and can be an HTML page, image, stylesheet, etc.

URLs can be absolute (full) URLs or relative URLs. An absolute URL contains the domain name of the resource, like www.codecademy.com and the path to the exact file, like /learn. Altogether an absolute URL would look like this: www.codecademy.com/learn. A relative URL is a URL that is called from inside the current document and requires the exact path to the file but not the domain name. For example, a URL that links to an about.html page inside the same project folder as an index.html page would look like this: about.html.


A Uniform Resource Locator ( URL ), colloquially termed a web address 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] although many people use the two terms interchangeably URLs occur most commonly to reference web pages , but are also used for file transfer ([ftp], email ([mailto] and database access ([JDBC] and many other applications.
Also to add to what my sister just said , URL has five main parts. They are:
the scheme, subdomain, top-level domain, second-level domain, and subdirectory.
If you need more clarification, don’t bother to ask . Thanks