URL

Uniform Resource Locator. A unique identifier or "address" for an Internet file. The URL contains at least the protocol (e.g., http or ftp) and the host name, but can also include a port number, lengthy file paths if the file is deeply nested on a server, and complicated query strings, especially if the file is dynamically generated like with JavaServer Pages (JSP). For security purposes, some URLs are hidden from the user.

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