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What is the meaning/usage of http

katy shah

Joined: Feb 03, 2012
Posts: 2
hello all,
what is the meaning of the http and why we use this before every url?Can anyone explain about this in detail.

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Vijitha Kumara

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Please use a meaningful subject for your posts next time you post... I've done it this time for you.

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William Brogden
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Many questions like this are easily answered by Wikipedia entries - for example, this one on HTTP

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Pete Nelson
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As to why it's used in the URL -

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