Uniform Resource Locator or Universal Resource Locator - a specific character string that constitutes a reference to an Internet resource.

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How can we get a vacant, custom URL for Google+

We need a Google+ URL that is not taken yet for our company—yet Google suggests another one. How can we acquire our particular, vacant, custom URL?
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URL manipulation in IFTTT

I have an IFTTT recipe that picks up {{EntryUrl}} from a trigger Feed | New feed item1 and then prints it to PDF through the action Dropbox | Add file from URL: ...
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Populate Google Form field from spreadsheet to generate unique url

I have a customer satisfaction form that I am going to send out to multiple people. I'd like to link that survey to a unique incident number. Each person can fill out a survey multiple times for ...
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Is there a reputation database of bulk mail unsubscribe URLs?

Sometimes I receive bulk e-mails where I am not sure if they are (semi-) legitimate or spam. As most of the trustworthy bulk-email services those e-mails contain an unsubscribe link. If the ...
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Format for ID of YouTube video

Every YouTube video has a unique ID which can be used to get at it. For example, the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aN46pEO_jX8 has the id aN46pEO_jX8. After some observation, it looks to me ...
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Know part of a URL

I know part of a URL, is there any way to search for URLs that contain at least the part of the URL I know? I know this is not a "programming question" exactly, but I feel this occasionally happens ...
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How does the Buffer app append UTM parameters?

Buffer seems like a great way to link multiple social accounts and conveniently crosspost. There's plenty of praise on the web for the service, it seems super user friendly, and it looks like it might ...
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Is there any way to change a Facebook Vanity URL for a “Like Page” when the circumstances of a business have changed? [duplicate]

My friend/business partner made a Facebook like page for her fashion label, which is now our label, and we wanted to include my name into the URL so people wouldn't get confused. I know it says once ...
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Does Twitter's URL parser break URLs that contain certain strings?

I've been told that Twitter sometimes breaks URLs that have specific strings in them. This is the reason that Stack Exchange's tweet bots automatically shorten URLs before they're Tweeted. But after ...
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What does the last part of a Google Drive read-only file URL mean?

I have a Google drive URL that is https://docs.google.com/file/d/0AwlAqojdgwiCNW5ZcnZYSXB0eW8/image?pagenumber=1&w=800 Can someone please explain what the part ...
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Is there a way to search for pages that display an image if you have the image URL?

Is there a way to search for pages that display an image if you have the image URL? Reverse image search is not useful for this as the image is far from unique. It is not the image contents that are ...
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Can Pastebin.com turn URLs into clickable links?

Is Pastebin.com capable of turning URLs into clickable links? Is not there additional markup code for this besides @h@ for line highlighting? This discussion suggests that it is not possible. I also ...
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Set recipient email address with wetransfer.com

Is it possible to autofill the recipient’s address via a URL link in wetransfer.com? I would like to be able to give a link to send us files, where the email address we want it sent to is filled in ...
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How to share Entire Google Drive—right click menu with “share” option on “My Drive” not available

I can right click a folder But not the entire drive Background For my employer, I want to share my entire Google Drive space provided by them. I want to be able to have a direct URL to my whole ...
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What is the single/alone URL for Hangouts chat?

I want to have the URL for Hangouts, in order to open it directly, similar to the one used for Google Contact. That is, I don't want the Hangouts to be a popup to the G+ site. Is such thing ...
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What is the online URL of todo list manager app Astrid?

I often use both the web version & the Android app to manage my todo lists. But since Yahoo acquired Astrid, the web version doesn’t work anymore. What is wrong with it? Where can I manipulate my ...
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View (and get a permalink of) a url from a specific country's perspective?

Many sites are either blocked or viewed differently when viewed in different countries. Is there a service (URL-shortner/redirecter/proxy) that lets me link to a specified url and make it appear as ...
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Finding facebook ID by image url [duplicate]

Is it possible to find the facebook ID for this image?? http://sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/1070084_499167003494790_1335280248_n.jpg
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Google image search URL that can be shared?

I performed a Google Image search, it shows results, but when I send the search URL to someone, they can not see any result: ...
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Link to specific point in time on SoundCloud

I would like to share a link to a sound file on SoundCloud that automatically starts playing at a certain point in time. Is this feature available on SoundCloud, and if so, how does the respective ...
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Is there a quick way of getting a beautiful URL to a Google search query?

When searching Google I often want to share a link to my search. (not to a search result, to the current page with the results) Many years ago Google used to have excellent URLs. For example: ...
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Picasa - Change gallery URL

How to change the gallery URL of a Picasa web album? Currently it's https://picasaweb.google.com/12344567890 but I want it to be like this https://picasaweb.google.com/myname There was an option for ...
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What does gws_rd=cr in the URL indicate?

On opening Google.com, gws_rd=cr is added to the URL. This has been happening only for the past day or so. What does this indicate? Why did this start showing up recently? I have been using the same ...
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How do I find the permanent url for photos shared publicly on a google+ event

I uploaded some photos to a Google+ event. Google+ states that they are shared publicly. I click the link on the event page to see them and would expect to be able to use the URL in the address bar ...
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URL Shortener that forwards GET Query Strings

I want to create a small URL like goo.gl/xpto but I need it to forward the query string back to the original URL: goo.gl/xpto?foo=bar => example.com?foo=bar Which URL shortners do this nowadays? ...
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Link to a cell in a Google Spreadsheet via URL?

One can link to a Google Spreadsheet via key, and via key and worksheet id: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=SOME_KEY ...
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Get direct link from a soundcloud for use in download managers

There's a sound clip on soundcloud that has a "download" button.. It's a large mp3 (150 MB+), when I click it, download starts on the crappy chrome and due to some reason, it got stuck at 60%. Now I ...
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Sending Username ad password through url [closed]

I am trying to send a user name and a password through url, for example I am login inn in a page using the text field provided in the page but actually sending those username and password to another ...
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How to access Blogger and Youtube from any other URLs

Is there any way to access blogger and youtube from any subdomain of google? for example can I access blogger from a link like https://blablabal.google.com ?
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Tumblr url won't work?

Last night I deleted a tumblr blog I owned because I didn't need it anymore. I still want the url it had and my plan was to just change the url on my other blog to the one of the deleted blog because ...
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How long will a TinyURL be available?

This is not a thread about if URL shortener are good or not, I'm just wondering how long such created TinyURL will be available? Is the given URL available "forever"? If so - is there a way to ...
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YouTube Channels: possible to load dynamic video or playlist into the “featured” player using URL parameters?

I'm running ads on various platforms (FB, Outbrain, etc) to several different videos and playlists in my YouTube channel. however, it's extremely important to me that these videos play out of the ...
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How to copy links to Google Drive document

When I copy HTML to Google Drive, I lose the URLs in the text. Is that normal behavior? If so, how do I get around it to keep the URLs?
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How do I set up redirects from an old page URL to a new page URL in Google Sites?

I'm working on updating a bunch of Google Sites-hosted knowledge base entries. Aside from content and formatting updates, I want to fix some of the URLs since many of them are absurdly long sentences ...
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Is there a shortcut to Gmail Contacts?

I often update my contact list. Currently I have to Open Gmail Open contacts link Is there a quicker way to do this?
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Cannot put a local file URL in card description in Trello

I have seen that other users can link to local files from a card, using Markdown syntax. I can do it in a comment (writing directly the file:/// URL) but I would like to do it in the card ...
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Find photo info page for Flickr profile image

Given a Flickr static image (like http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8283/7753425102_02f23b5a21.jpg), I know how to find the info page for that image ...
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Google Analytics adds additional slash after domain when opening a page

In Content → Overview you can see a table listing all visited pages of your tracked site. Next to the URL path there is a little icon: If you click it, a popup loading the corresponding page is ...
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Is there an application to write down URLs?

Is there an application to write down URLs in a single-unified-online accessible place ? I often find interesting articles but I often forget to write down the URLs. Is there an application which ...
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How can I change the URL of my Google+ account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Custom Vanity Google plus URLs? I just want to add my own name to that URL instead of its(Google+'s) default boring alphanumerical codes......
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Drawing parameters in OpenStreetMap URL

I've learnt that one can add annotation on maps on OpenStreetMap by adding box=yes&bbox=lon1,lat1,lon2,lat2 to draw a rectangle and mlon=lon&mlat=lat to add a marker e.g. ...
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Change URL of a site in Google Analytics

I am tracking a website which is available under two domains (with and without a “www.” prefix). Currently the longer one redirects to the shorter one. However, it seems that the longer one was used ...
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How to add a website URL with space (%20) in a LinkedIn profile page under websites?

I am trying to add my weblink which has a white space, that is, %20 in it. When I add a website URL in a LinkedIn profile using the edit option, it shows no error. But when I click the link in my ...
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Chrome doesn't display URL gadgets in Google Sites

I own a Google Apps domain, and I've built a site in Google Sites. Within the site I've embedded some gadgets, added by URL. The problem occurs when I open the site in Chrome: the gadgets aren't ...
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If converting a Facebook profile to a Facebook page then is the username retained?

Facebook provides a facility to convert a profile to a page. But is the username also transferred to the page? (that is what I want).
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Is it possible to have clean URLs for Google Drive items? [closed]

Is it possible to have clean URLs for Google Drive items? By items I mean folders (collections) and files. There are currently horrendously long strings of numbers and letters in a URL. They look ...
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Trello now sanitizing URLs / disallowing custom url protocols?

Up until about yesterday, I was able to add markdown links to a local application within the description area of my Trello Cards. The application uses a custom url protocol to produce a url like the ...
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How do I embed an image from the web into a Trello card comment or description?

So far I have been successful embedding Youtube videos into Trello card comments; simply by including the URL in the comment Trello picks it up and renders an embedded Youtube thumbnail. What I ...
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Changing messy Tumblr URL

On Tumblr we keep getting really messy URLs generated for our blog posts. Is there any way that this can be changed? For instance, in the example bellow, the blogs title is ‘Playing with scale and ...
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YouTube referer/tracking URLs

YouTube has some kind of tracking system which adds feature to the link depending upon the source. For example, in the following example, from the feature I know that it is from the sidebar (related ...