What is the Full Form of URL ?

URL - Uniform Resource Locator

The Uniform Resource Locator was created in 1994 by Tim Berners-Lee to access data from the World Wide Web. A URL is a type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which is the generic term for all types of names and addresses that refer to objects on the World Wide Web.

Any Uniform Resource Locator like "" can contains the following information :-

  • Name of the site i.e. ""
  • Type of service the resource is served by i.e. "http"
  • The format of the document i.e. in this case "html"
  • The location of the resource i.e. ""
  • The  protocol used i.e. ftp., www., smtp., etc.


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