Using Uniform Resource Locator ( Url )

1046 Words Oct 11th, 2015 5 Pages
Websites are made up of webpages each of which has its exclusive addresses called uniform resource locator (URL). URLs direct users to get to a unique web page through web browsers. URL naming and managing are considered two important issues as it is crucial for a webpage to have an accurate address which appropriately represents content of the page and also generate helpful application in web analytics. Protocol identifier, hostname, path or stem and parameters are core components of URLs as they generate the frame of each URL. Hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) is one kind of protocols used to reach hypertext documents on the Net. Protocol and resource name, which is the address of webpage are attached with a colon and two slashes. Host name, file name, port name and reference come under resource name category when the protocol is HTTP. The third part of each URL is called path separated by “/” and includes file name. URLs might have following parts called parameters, which come right after the path or stem. Parameters are variables such as digits letters, and there is always a question mark “?”, which separates parameters from stem or path. As the number of parameters are more than one, another sign “&” is used to separate different parameters. Unique arrangement of key- value is applied for the structure of the parameters. In parameters, Key and value represent name of variable and value of variable, and they are set at the left and right sides of “=”…
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