Most of us know what a URL is and what it is for. But let’s look at it in a bit more detail than you already know.
What is a URL?
The acronym URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It is more commonly referred to simply as a link. However, there’s a bit more to it than that. A URL is made up of several parts and the syntax within it determines what type of file you are looking for and where to find that file etc. It also allows you to pass along several optional parameters to the server.
Different parts of a URL
Let’s examine the URL of this page as an example. http://web-knowhow.blogspot.com/2011/03/1b-anatomy-of-url.html