A URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is a reference that points to a resource (a file, a graphic image, etc.) on the Internet. The format of a URL is:
For example, the following URL:
points to the document
url.html in the Personal WWW directory for
rodica on the Electrical and Information Engineering
Personal Web Page Server.
Note: On many servers, the path-name is often case specific (ie: UPPER, lower, Mixed) and should be entered exactly as they are written.
The server-type portion of the URL can be used to access many types of servers.
What kinds of server-types are available?
Revised: Friday, 23 July 1999 by EIE WebMistress