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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Changing vanity URL on Facebook?

As you may know, Facebook allows users to choose a "vanity URL," allowing easy linking to one's profile. However, once set, this URL cannot be changed and this was done for security reasons, ...
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Random codes appearing at the end of URLs (Wordpress site)

I use WordPress on my website and I've noticed the following code at the end of URLs when viewing pages/posts. The codes vary depending on the browser (Chrome, Safari and Firefox.) Chrome: ...
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Is there a way to find a site by an image they link to?

I have the URL for an image that I downloaded, and I'm trying to locate the site that linked to it. E.g. http://12345.blob.windows.net/random/abc123.jpg The image hosting site is windows.net. Is ...
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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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Can I send a postcode direct to Google Maps in the URL line?

I have a form on my web page that includes a postcode. I want to open a new window and display Google Maps with the data from my postcode form. Ideally something like: ...
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Need help creating a Facebook fan page for my web startup

I would like to create a Facebook fan page for my web startup and need some directions as I have some questioning. When I go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/create.php I need to choose one of 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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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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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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Map Blog pages to different custom URLs

I have a subdomain currently pointing towards a blog I write on Blogger. I would like to add a new page to this blog and point an entirely separate subdomain to that page. So, given that ...
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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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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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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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URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed after it was made [closed]

Are there any URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed by its creator after it was made?
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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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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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Turning off Google search results indirection

In Google search results, in Firefox or Chrome, I get URLs that go through Google and not directly to the target site. For example, at http://www.google.com/search?q=foo the first result is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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Is there a way to export starred items from Google Reader?

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

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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Find a specific piece of HTML code on the internet

I would like to search the internet for specific mentions of a URL in the HTML source code - which is used inside an embed but not mentioned in the text rendered on the page and is not used as a link ...
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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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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: ...
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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 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 ...