A URL is commonly known as a web address, with the acronym standing for Uniform Recourse Locater.
A URL is normally displayed in the address bar at the top of a browser, with a typical URL being shown in the following format: http://www.cbronline.com.
Technically, it is a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network. essentially corresponds to a file’s unique address which is available on the internet.
URLs are part of the uniform resource identifier (URI) portfolio, which is a set of characters used to give resources an identification. A URL is typically made up two main components – these are usually ‘http’, which is known as the protocol identifier, and ‘cbronline.com’, which is know as the resource name.