Last updated 2023-07-08 04:50:16

What Is An Absolute URL?

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An absolute URL is a URL that is complete in its structure.

It has a domain, TLD, and a path and leads to a page when accessed through the browser.

Use Cases and Examples

Here are some examples of what an absolute URL looks like:

The only option you have when it comes to pointing to content on another site is to use an absolute URL.

Here are some examples of nonabsolute URLs:

Comparing the absolute and nonabsolute URLs, you will notice the absolute URLs include a domain name and sub paths leading to a different page outside of this blog.


Check out this post to learn about Relative URLs [→]

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