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URL vs. URI vs. URN

Understanding the differences between URL, URI, and URN can be crucial in web development and networking. Let's break down these concepts:

URL (Uniform Resource Locator):

  • Definition: A URL is a specific type of URI that not only identifies a resource on the internet but also provides a method to locate it by describing its primary access mechanism, usually its network location.
  • Components: It typically includes a protocol (such as HTTP, HTTPS, FTP), domain name, and path, optionally followed by query parameters or a fragment identifier.
  • Example: `https://www.example




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