URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
A URL refers to the whereabouts of a resource on the Internet.
A URL is known as a universal resource locator that involves a protocol (ex. HTTP, FTP), the domain name (or IP address), and a piece of additional path information (folder/file).
A URL can approach web page files, image files, or other files maintained by HTTP protocol throughout the Web.
URLs are essential for advertisers because they are a vital segment of the maxim “Add URL”; it is the submission method for a website or a page to another website, typically a search engine or a directory.
Helpful Articles to Understand URL:
URLs! URLs! URLs!
A List Apart (2000)
How to Succeed with URLs
A List Apart (October 12, 2001)
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