Difference between URL and URI

By Nipun Tomar Jan 05, 2012
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is the main international standards organization for the World Wide Web. The specifications for URI and URL are defined by W3C.

URI

An URI identifies a resource. It is a locator. It includes a URI scheme, authority, path, query and fragment by syntax. For example, http: is a URI scheme.

URL

The term “Uniform Resource Locator” (URL) refers to the subset of URIs that, in addition to identifying a resource, provide a means of locating the resource by describing its primary access mechanism (e.g., its network “location”). .............

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