Definition of Url and how url works
what is url
Word URL is short form of Uniform Resource Locator. A url is looks like a text string used by Web browser and other softwares to identify a network on the Internet. Networks resource are files that can plain Web pages, text documents, graphic or applications.A Uniform Resource Locator has three parts.
- Network Protocol
- Host name and Ip Address
- File Location
Uniform Resource Locator (U R L))example is http://www.tectrick.org.In this example http:// is a type of network protocol. “tectrick ” is host name and “www” is location of file.
Working of Url
When internet connected computer user type the web address string (u r l) in web browser and click enter.Then Browser send the request to server for display specific web page .Server firstly read protocol(http://) of url,then read the host name (tectrick.org) and convert the host name into ip address (example: 255.102.14.4 ). If the page is found then browser the web page or application.
As read on upper part url is a text string. Uniform Resource Locator is a web address of a website or a application. So it is obvious, Uniform Resource Locator is the first thing with which anyone other connect or visit a specific website.If url string is easy,remember-able, strait forward and meaningful than anyone can easily find and visit your website.