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Beginners [sic] Guide to URLs

rain scene, home, Falmouth, Virginia, USI got an email about an outdated hyperlink from a person who was looking at one of the pages,, I’d constructed several years ago to go with a chapter in
Learning to Use the World Wide Web.”
The original link went to a description of URLs at NCSA. That description is gone. Here is another.

  • The Beginners Guide to URLs
    A URL is short for uniform resource link. W3 provides information on URLs, also known as URIs which stands for Uniform Resource Indicator.     

    URLs are used to point to files online or on a local hard drive. They come in five different formats, file, gopher, news, http, and partial.

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