URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is a formatted text string that represents the location of webpages and other online documents like images, graphics, pdf, etc. They are used by browsers and other software to reach the specific documents. Generally it consists these three parts:
1. Network protocol
2. Host Name (IP Address)
3. Location of file on the Host
This is an example URL – http://www.engineersgarage.com/microcontroller
Where, http is the network protocol, www.engineersgarage.com is the host name and microcontroller is name of the document located on this host.
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