uniform resource locator (URL)
A character string that identifies the location and type of a piece of information that is accessible over the web. http:// is the indicator that an item is accessible over the web. The URL typically includes the domain name, type of organization, and a precise location within the directory structure where the item is located.
Related terms
character, domain name, HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP), string
Contrast with
uniform resource identifier (URI)

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