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

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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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Is there an URL parameter to modify the volume of a YouTube video?

I want to put a link to a YouTube video on my website, but the sound is super loud. Is there a way to reduce the volume by adding some kind of parameter to the link? The way you can append &t=1m ...
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What is the URL for Google call/voice?

I found a URL for Google Tasks: https://mail.google.com/tasks/ig Is there something similar for Google call/voice? On my Gmail page I can click on the arrow on the Google call window to make it ...
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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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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: https://www.google.com/search?as_q=berlin&tbs=sur:fmc&biw=1855&...
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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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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 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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Is there a way to export starred items from Google Reader? [closed]

I am familiar with exporting/importing RSS feeds, however I would like some way to backup the thousands of starred items that I have collected in Google Reader. I don't even necessarily need to be ...
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Print Screen to URL [closed]

If you don't already know, you can use the Print Screen button (or Alt+Print Screen for a single window) in Microsoft Windows to grab a screen shot and put it on your clipboard. Is there a website ...
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URL Shortener that forwards GET Query Strings [closed]

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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Google Spreadsheets URL Syntax and Display Options?

I recently came across a Google Spreadsheet that had a slightly different syntax in the URL. I found these tags after the Spreadsheet Key: &single=true&gid=0&range=B5%3AB5&output=...
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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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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> <my.name@consulting-job.com&...
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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 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/75151585@N07/7753425102/),...
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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. http://...
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Is there an application to write down URLs? [closed]

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 link ...
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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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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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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: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%EC%97%AC%EB%B3%B4%EC%84%...
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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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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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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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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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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? [closed]

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 ...