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URL

(Uniform Resource Locator) - the full address of a Web page which is entered into the browser to retrieve and display the corresponding page.



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Dirty URL

Dirty URL

A Web page URL that is long and complex and contains non-standard characters such as the equals sign, question mark and ampersand (&). Dirty URLs are considered undesirable because they are difficult for humans to read, type and remember, search engine spiders cannot usually follow them, and they present a security risk because they might allow hackers to break into a Web application.


Clean URL

Clean URL

A Web page URL that contains only standard characters (letters, numbers, dashes, slashes and periods), is fairly short, and is easily read by both humans and search engine spiders.


URL redirection

URL redirection

Automatic Web page redirection which sends the user to a different domain and shows that other domain name in the browser, so the user can tell they have been redirected.


URL rewriting

URL rewriting

Using server-side scripts to rewrite a Web page's URL to make it shorter, more logical, more descriptive of the page content and/or more search-engine friendly. Often this involves substituting words for numbers or alphanumeric file names and removing any "?" or "&" symbols from the URL.




 
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