What is URL?
URL is a technical term for web address. It stands for Uniform Resource Locator.
- Let us say you want to check your email.
- You make sure you are connected to the Internet and fire up your browser.
- You then enter the address of your email account in the address bar of the browser and hit Enter key.
- If the address is valid, you will be looking at the login screen of your email account page.
- The address may point to a website also, or any resource on the Internet for that matter.
What you need:
A web browser and Internet connection if you want to surf the web.
Note: Any resource on the web has a unique identifying address.