The address bar, originally known as URL (Universal Resources Locator) bar is a widget, which appears on the address bar beginning with http://. The http protocol indicates the web browser that the opening page is written in Hyper Text Markup Language and the accesses from World Wide Web. The file, which downloads from ftp server begins from ftp://. Besides these the file can also be accessed from the hard drive, because the web browser also works as a file manager. It begins with C:\ if the file is accessed from the hard drive.
There are two way to open the file on the web. The first way is to click on the activated links, the files begins to open by pasting its URL on the address bar. If the file has its any recognize name, then it appears on the address bar after appearing URL on the bar. Sometimes the many websites have a unique small icon to create its brand image that also reflects on the address bar. It appears on the left side and then the rest URL appears beside it to the right side of favicon (a small brand icon). Favicon also appears when there is any bookmark on the web page.
The second method is to write directly the name of the website on the URL bar or to write directly the URL name of the site. Most commonly, the surfers write the name of the website that is an easy way to learn it, but many times some unrecognized sites don’t have any web name and then surfers have to type the URL of the site. The available sites having no errors will definitely open, otherwise if there is any error on the page or the site is not available on the net or there is any misspell then the opening page will show the error and won’t open the site.The URL value is most commonly auto completed in most web browser as the user types few words of the websites or it has been already used earlier on the users’ computer system, it is suddenly appears on the web address, if surfer clicks on it, it begins to open. Many times URL bar is also used for indicating security status of the web page. The encrypted pages shows various colors and padlock icons representing its reliability.
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