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 you get the URL of a wall post in Facebook?

When you use the notification system to go to a post ("X friend commented on your post"), you are taken to a page with JUST that post, not your entire wall. You can also get there if you receive an ...
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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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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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How can I log directly into Gmail when I am also signed into Google Apps?

Background: I have one Gmail account and two Google Apps e-mail accounts that I use on a regular basis: <my.name@gmail.com> <myaddress@teaching-job.edu> ...
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Export all Delicious bookmarks

The canonical backup link of Delicious, https://api.del.icio.us/v1/posts/all, only returns 1000 bookmarks now! Any ideas how to get all my bookmarks? This is for my export script, which worked until ...
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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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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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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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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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Google copy link location annoyance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turning off Google search results indirection Sounds like a stupid question, but this really bothers me and I don't see an easy workaround. Every time I need to post ...
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YouTube feed for a show?

Rather than subscribe (in my feed reader) to my YouTube feed of subscribed things (which bunches everything into one big stream), I'd like to subscribe (again, in my feed reader) to each of the things ...
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Can you set up redirects from old Typepad blog entry URLs to new ones after renaming the blog?

An old client of mine has a Typepad blog that they’re looking to rename. This blog has a custom domain name, owned by the client, so they can change that just fine. However, individual Typepad blog ...
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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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Is there a way to create a link to a particular position inside a Google Doc?

If I have shared a Google Doc with someone so we both can edit it, is there a way I can send that purpose a URL that, when clicked, takes that person to the Google Doc and scrolls down to a particular ...
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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 ...
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How do special characters in a URL work? Are they fake?

I came across a URL with non-Latin characters, featuring Korean glyphs: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/여보세요 Copying it gives me another URL: ...
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URL for google games sorted by newest first?

Is there a URL where I can go to find all Google games sorted by newest first? Using https://plus.google.com/games/directory/new only gives me a small list of 6.
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Recommended date format for REST GET API [closed]

What's the recommended timestamp format for a REST GET API like this: http://api.example.com/start_date/{timestamp} I think the actual date format should be ISO 8601 format, such as ...
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How do I get to a Book's main page without having to manually modify the URL?

Say I search for a book on Google Books and then click through to it. If I copy that URL and send it to someone, they will be taken to the same page for the book, but the URL also contains a bunch of ...
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Do Google Search URLs contain sensitive (private) details?

I noticed that if I'm logged into Google Account (my Gmail and everything) and do a search in the address bar, the URL of the resultant page is really long. Now, I was wondering: is there any ...
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How do I share a search query from Google?

Let's say I want to share the results from my query. There seems to be a lot of meta data in the query string. Which variables can be removed from the URL to still give a functioning Google search?
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Listing all articles on Wikitravel.org (excluding redirects)

Here is the list of all articles on the excellent guide Wikitravel.org: http://wikitravel.org/en/Special:Allpages/A1GP PROBLEM: It also includes redirects. For each real article there are tens of ...
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Gmail Logout/Redirection via Youtube

When Signing out from Gmail, I am redirected to various other google/gmail pages and then finally to the main page. The flow goes like this: First Link Second Link Third Link And then finally the ...
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In web URLs including Facebook, I see the string /#! appearing. What is the purpose of it?

What does the string #! do when facebook sticks it into its URL when I visit? I know the role of the # sign in indicating an anchor location in the page. But what is #! for?
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Embed start time in a YouTube video

I want to give out a link to a YouTube video have it start the playback at a specific time in the clip, e.g., 2 minutes and 45 seconds. Is that possible?
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URL Tweets not appearing after logging in to Twitter [closed]

From our sites we are using Twitter to post some items, but if the user was not logged in Twitter the supposed Twit does not carried over, instead we are directed to Twitter homepage and forgetting my ...
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Is there any URL available that shows only Mails of Gmail Inbox?

I want to display my Gmails in Google Gadget. So, after getting Sign In, is there any url available that directly display the mail header of my Gmail Inbox ? EDIT : I want to display emails of my ...
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Case Insensitive URL Shorteners

Are there any case insensitive URL shorteners out there that have an API?
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Are Google documents URLs permanent?

I like using Google documents but I want to be able to tag my documents properly (without using a hierarchy structure) My plan is to create the documents in Google docs and then link to them in ...
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How to find out main page of a website

When a website's main page cannot be opened as in this example, is it possible to find out the full address? In this example, I tried /index.htm and /index.html without success.
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How to test all the url inside your application?

Suppose you rollout a new feature and have done internal over haul in application which might have broken some links. You assume your testing team would have thrashed out the issues but that might not ...
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Can I change the URL of a Google Apps service installed from the Google Apps marketplace?

If I install a service such as Docs, Calendar, or Wave in my Google Apps account I get the ability to change the URL of the service from the stock-standard https://www.google.com/[service]/hosted/[my ...
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How to get Facebook vanity or custom URL for fan page, in lieu of ugly numbered id URL?

When creating a Facebook fan page, it is assigned a long URL containing a unique ID number. What prerequisites and steps are required to get a Facebook fan page vanity / custom URL?