Understanding URL (Uniform Resource Locator) - For those of you who frequently surf the internet must be familiar with the term URL, but do you know the definition of the URL. For those of you who do not know the URL, please read the following discussion.
URL stands for "Uniform Resource Locator" is a sequence of characters according to a certain standard format, is used to indicate the address of the source documents and images on the internet.
URL is a string of characters (can contain letters, numbers, or symbols) in accordance with the standards prescribed format, the URL is used to indicate the address / address an existing source. URL commonly known by the domain name.
A brief history, the URL was first found by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991. Its main purpose is creating URLs so that the author can refer to documents that link to the World Wide Web.
In general, the URL has an important role, such as:
2. Address Server
3. Path File
Besides 3 critical role dimilik URL there are also some other functions, following some of the functions of the URL, ie:
1. To identify an existing data on the web.
2. To rename the data or documents contained on the web.
3. To give the address of any document found on the web.
4. To facilitate us in accessing data from a web.
5. To make it easier to remember the address of an existing document in a web.
So a discussion of the URL of understanding to function, if there are errors or deficiencies in writing please forgive me, please correct or complete themselves.