HTML Uniform Resource Locators
A URL is another word for a web address.
A URL can be composed of words , or an Internet Protocol (IP) address (184.108.40.206).
Most people enter the name when surfing, because names are easier to remember than numbers.
URL – Uniform Resource Locator
Web browsers request pages from web servers by using a URL.
A Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is used to address a document (or other data) on the web.
A web address like follows these syntax rules:
- scheme – defines the type of Internet service (most common is http or https)
- prefix – defines a domain prefix (default for http is www)
- domain – defines the Internet domain name (like w3schools.com)
- port – defines the port number at the host (default for http is 80)
- path – defines a path at the server (If omitted: the root directory of the site)
- filename – defines the name of a document or resource