Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An Internet address (for example, http://www.hmco.com/trade/), usually consisting of the access protocol (http), the domain name (www.hmco.com), and optionally the path to a file or resource residing on that server (trade).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • A Uniform Resource Locator: the address of a web page, ftp site, audio stream or other Internet resource.
  • abbr. unrestricted line officer

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the address of a web page on the world wide web

Etymologies

u(niform) r(esource) l(ocator).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • But, you forgot the most important reason of all: security. url () and l () will apply the correct escaping to each URL component as needed, ensuring safe output (with things like urlencode and check_url) and working around annoying mod_rewrite bugs as needed.

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  • Code: Select all background-image: url ( "{T_THEME_PATH}/images/mypicture. gif"); if you leave the image where it is, then using the complete URL is fine. if you want to use the variable, then move the image to the theme/images folder of your style hothotnix wrote: Hi!

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  • I wanted to extend the bookmarklet functionality so when a user is on a web page that they would like to share with twitter, user clicks on the bookmarklet (popup widow appears) and shortens the url and also displays all the twitter posts that have posted that story as well (based on the article title, regardless of the URL shortener), and allows the use to post immediately or schedule a date/time for the post.

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  • Code: Select all background-image: url ( "{T_THEME_PATH}/images/mypicture. gif"); if you leave the image where it is, then using the complete URL is fine. if you want to use the variable, then move the image to the theme/images folder of your style robert

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  • Code: Select all background-image: url ( "{T_THEME_PATH}/images/mypicture. gif"); if you leave the image where it is, then using the complete URL is fine. if you want to use the variable, then move the image to the theme/images folder of your style hothotnix ┬╗ Sat Feb 13, 2010 8: 19 pm hothotnix wrote: Hi!

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  • Business and Economy Twitter may drop bit. ly for its own url shortener - Twitter CEO Evan Williams announced at Chirp that Twitter will be using its own URL shortener rather than using bit. ly or TinyURL.

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  • Twitter may drop bit. ly for its own url shortener - Twitter CEO Evan Williams announced at Chirp that Twitter will be using its own URL shortener rather than using bit. ly or TinyURL.

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  • Grabs the $long_url of the board's specified url shortening service More documentation for URL plugin making coming soon, if you would like to make a Plugin, see the ones included in the MOD.

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  • URL = % dir%/% name_no_ext%_b. %ext%; big clipboard = settimer, DDDD, off msgbox, % URL%

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  • The key difference between these two urls is that instead of "/ search?" the URL contains a "/ url?".

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