What is a URL: When you tell your browser to get a page from a server, you type in a string, an address called the URL.
The URL has a first part that decides the protocol.
If it starts with http:// or https://, it means we’re choosing to use either HTTP or HTTPS (which is secure HTTP).
Next comes the server address, which can be a domain name or an IP.
For example, it could be google.com or 220.127.116.11.
When you put the protocol and address together, it looks like this: https://google.com.
After that, there’s the document path on the server. Anything added to the address part indicates the specific location of the document.
Certainly! Let’s update the example:
As an example, I have a page on my website codinginterviewpro.com, and its URL is: https://codinginterviewpro.com/debugging/
Here’s how it breaks down:
- https is the protocol.
- codinginterviewpro.com is the domain name that directs to the server.
- /debugging/ is the document URL relative to the server’s root path.
The web server takes care of understanding the request, analyzing it, and then providing the right response back to the client.