URL (Uniform Resource Locator)

An object address in the Internet. Typical URL for WWW (World Wide Web) looks like http:/ www.sitename.domain/filename, where sitename is the part of web-address used for the site identification (e. g. Apple’s site is called http:// www.apple .com), domain means a large section in the Internet: country (.ru for Russia, .ua for Ukraine) or the field of activity (.Com for commercial organizations, .org for non-commercial, .edu for educational resources, and so on), and filename means the name of an embedded website page (e. g. contacts.html). URL is used for indicating a concrete webpage’s or graphic file’s address in the hyperlinks, and also wherever it is needed for an exact definition of webpage or file location.