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

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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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Using Google URL Shortener API in Google Sheets for bulk URL shortening

Recently come across similar issue to this question, where I want to add use the Google URL shortener API in Google Sheets for bulk URL shortening. However, I keep running into this error: Rate ...
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Way to save URL + comment into Evernote?

The Webclipper is too much. I don't want the whole webpage, just the URL and a comment. Any ideas?
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Is there a way to visit Quora in mobile URL when I'm on desktop?

I'm on desktop and would like to visit Quora as I visit it in mobile. Is there a way to do so? What URL should I use?
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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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How to directly link to subfolders in Dropbox

I have a Google Spreadsheet document with some identifiers, and a set of folders within a shared folder (shared by URL) inside my dropbox. Thus, the folder structure looks like this: shared-folder ...
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How to view the full background image of a YouTube channel?

I just wondered if there is a trick to show the full-sized background image of a YouTube channel. With thumbnails, there is the trick to view the image and change the URL (from */mqdefault.jpg to ...
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How to make Gmail automatically convert typed-in or pasted URLs into links

It used to be the case a long time ago that when you type in a URL into a Gmail compose window, and after typing in the last character (or immediately after pasting it in from the clipboard), and ...
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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 can I get a stream url for akamai distributed content

I am trying to find the stream url to a few radio stations. http://webradio.ert.gr/trito/ http://www.rockfm.gr/rockfmlive.html Both seem to be using the akamai content distribution system. So each ...
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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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How can I get a custom Google Plus profile URL using the new Google Plus?

I have a Google Plus personal profile, and I want to get a custom URL for it. I meet all of the requirements for getting a custom URL: You have ten or more followers (people who have added you to ...
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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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Craft URL to create Google Doc in specific folder?

After searching, the closest information I've found is this question. However, that answer covers just creating a Google Drive file, period. I would like to find out how to make that file get created ...
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How do I convert a cell to RFC 3986 standard (URLEncoded) in Google Spreadsheets?

Is it possible to convert text from a certain cell to RFC 3986 (http://url-encoder.org/) in a Google Spreadsheet? Lets say C4 has the value John Doe, then D4 must be John%20Doe.
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How to set public Google Calendar embed URL to use client's local time zone?

I've embedded a public google calendar https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?mode=WEEK&src=alecjacobson%40gmail.com This shows the calendar using New York's timezone (my calendar's default), ...
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How to specify a target at WikiMiniAtlas

I want to link to a particular location with the map of Wikimedia pictures at https://wma.wmflabs.org/ This map has a Center on target button, so I guess there is a way to specify a target ...
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How to fix a GitHub hosted blog post URL and Project Page URL collision?

I have hosted my blog via GitHub pages along with a custom CNAME - praveenpuglia.com. A few days ago I created a project named show-me-my-colors and the project page for it had the URL - ...
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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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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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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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How to change Quora profile URL

I have created an account with 'Example Name' (just for example) and I saw the url of my profile is showing something like this: https://www.quora.com/Example-Name-8 (This is just for example and not ...
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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 do the respective URLs ...
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Google Sites URL termination?

I made a Google Site on the wrong Google Account, so I deleted the site and permanently deleted it the deleted sites folder. I switched to another account and tried to create the site al over, but it ...
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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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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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Hangouts alternative video call URL

When I start a video call in hangouts, I'm directed to an URL like this: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/?authuser=(etc,etc,etc) The problem is that, in my company, the plus.google.com domains ...
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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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Find a specific piece of HTML code on the internet [closed]

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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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 link to a specific time in a YouTube video [duplicate]

What is the format for a YouTube URL, to link to a specific time in the video? Something like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze68s47-xO4<time code goes here>
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Specifying refresh interval in webcal URL

Anyone know if there's a way to specify a refresh interval within a webcal:// URL? Seems that when using them it's defaulting to a week. Since I cannot rely on the users reliably changing the ...
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How can we get a vacant, custom URL for Google+

We need a Google+ custom URL for our company. However, Google suggests one different from what we wanted. How can we acquire our particular, vacant, custom URL?
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Webhost Contact information

How do I find the host domain of a wordpress website? I have tried 'whois' and I can't come up with a result. I really need to contact the registrar to delete content off of their website since their ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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: ...