What is a URL and what is its structure


A URL is a single locator of a resource (from the English Uniform Resource Locator), the address of a site or a specific page on the Internet.

For example, the URL of an CWT Advertising company blog is https://cwtadvertising.co.uk/blog/.

URL structure

Any URL format is a string of characters: Latin letters, Arabic numerals, reserved and special characters.

The URL of the page is built according to a specific structure, including:

network protocol or access method;
authorization for access;
host (domain name);
parameter, or file information.

For a specific address, the scheme looks like this: