The Uniform Resource Locator ( Url )

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These days if we see any business whether it is a small or a big but all of them should have online existence. And these data online can be stored through a web site or a web page. The user wishing to access this information will then search for it, but there are billions of web sites and web pages. How will one be able to search for the specific web page or website? So there should be a specific name, number or name tag through which we can differentiate all websites and web pages. The URL plays the same role as the name or identity of a web page or website. Basically a URL is one type of uniform resource identifier (URI); the generic term for all types of names and address that refers to objects on the World Wide Web. There is a specific format of URL. We can also say URL as a web address. The uniform resource locator (URL) was developed by Tim Berners-Lee in 1994 and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) URI working group. The URL format is specified in RFC 1738 Uniform Resource Locator (URL). Every domain name has a suffix that indicates which top level domain (TLD) it belongs to. There are only a limited number of such domains. For example: - .com, .net, .gov, .edu, .org etc. because the internet is based on IP address, not domain names, every web server requires a Domain Name System (DNS) server to translate domain names into IP address. A domain name is the address of your web site. This is what is entered by your users who wants to see your web page or…
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