CategoryUniform Resource Locator

Vanity domain

In the Domain Name System (DNS), a vanity domain is a domain name Whose purpose is to express the individuality of the person you Whose Behalf it is registered. This contrasts with domain names, which is an organization (eg a company) or a service that organization offers. Vanity domains may be compared with vanity , which similarly identify their owners as an individual and not just someone relying on another organization’s services. Continue reading

UTM parameters

Urchin Tracking Module ( UTM ) parameters are five variants of URL parameters used by marketers to track the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns across traffic sources and media publishing. They were introduced by Google Analytics ‘ Urchin predecessor and, therefore, are supported out-of-the-box by Google Analytics. The UTM parameters in a URL identify the campaign that refers to a specific website, [1] and attributes it to the browser’s website sessionand the sessions after that until the award window expires. The parameters can be parsed by analytics tools and used to populate reports. [2] Continue reading

URL Template

URL Template is a way to specify a URL that includes parameters that must be substituted before the URL is resolved. The syntax is usually to enclose the parameter in Braces ({example}). The agreement is for a parameter to not Be Percent encoded UNLESS it follows a Question Mark (?). Continue reading

Subscription Architecture URL

The URL Subscription Architecture (URLSA) is an open system for subscribing to frequently updated digital content on the web , such as blogs , news stories, and private conversations. It was designed as an alternative to RSS that supports social subscribing, private subscriptions, and rich content. Continue reading

Snooper URL

URL Snooper is a program to find URLs of streaming media and data . This streamed files download through any download manager . Its scope is the same as that of a stream recorder . It usually uses pcap / Winpcap for packet capturing. Continue reading

Shortening URL

URL shortening is a technique on the World Wide Web in which the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) can be made shorter and still shorter. This is achieved by using a redirect which links to the web page that has a long URL. For example, the URL ” ” can be shortened to ” “, and the URL ” /about/index.html “can be shortened to” “. Often the redirect domain name is shorter than the original one. A friendly URLMay be Desired for messaging technologies That limit the number of characters in a post (for example SMS) for Reducing the amount of typing required if the reader is copying a URL from a print source, for making it easier for a person to remember, or for the intention of a permalink . In November 2009, the shortened links of the URL shortening service Bitly were accessed 2.1 billion times. [1] Continue reading

Redirect URL

URL redirection , also called URL forwarding , is a World Wide Web technique for making a web page available under one URL . When a web browser attempts to open a URL that has been redirected, a page with a different URL is opened. Similarly, domain forwarding or domain forwarding is When All pages in a URL domain are Redirected to a different domain, you When and are automatically Redirected to . URL redirection is done for different reasons: for URL shortening ; to prevent broken linkswhen web pages are moved; to allow multiple domain names belonging to the same owner to refer to a single web site ; to guide navigation into and out of a website; for privacy protection; and for hostile purposes such as phishing attacks or malware distribution. Continue reading

URL normalization

URL normalization is the process by which URLs are modified and standardized. The goal of the normalization process is to transform a URL into a normalized URL so it is possible to determine if two syntactically different URLs may be equivalent. Continue reading

Uniform Resource Identifier

In information technology , a Uniform Resource Identifier ( URI ) is a string of characters used to identify a resource .

Such identification enables interaction with representations of the resource over a network, typically the World Wide Web , using specific protocols . Schemes specifying a concrete syntax and associated protocols define each URI. The most common form of URI is the Uniform Resource Locator ( URL ), which is frequently referred to informally as a web address. More rarely seen in use is the Uniform Resource Name (URN) , which was designed to complement URLs by providing a mechanism for the identification of resources in particular namespaces . Continue reading


Typosquatting, also called URL hijacking, a sting site, or a fake URL, is a form of cybersquatting, and possibly brandjacking which relies on mistakes such as typos made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser. Should a user accidentally enter an incorrect website address, they may be led to any URL (including an alternative website owned by a cybersquatter).[1] Continue reading

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