long URL

long URL

A long and cumbersome address to a particular file or document on the Internet. Typing long URLs printed on paper into a Web browser is error prone, and they are often clipped in email and chat messages when they reach the recipient. See URL shortening.
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A phishing site can also put up a fake link with a long URL to a product, and ask the user to put down important information.
Although Symbaloo can be used by all ages, it is especially useful in the elementary school, where students find it difficult to type in a long URL, since spelling and punctuation errors prevent young students from gaining access in a timely manner.
* AQA has a section entitled Students and Parents, it has a ridiculously long URL so it is recommended to go to www.aqa.org.uk and select this area for such subjects as past papers, advice regarding answering long questions and much more (or use this shortened url--http://goo.gl/5wP8b).
This can be a much simpler method than having to manually type in a usually very long URL to where the template files are stored.
So if you want to learn more about a product, you don't have to boot up the phone's browser and then enter a long URL All you need is a free QR app.
She explains: "The code is embedded with the URL for our Web site--either for the main page or for an internal page that would have a prohibitively long URL to write out.
When a message is sent, the application automatically spawns a unique duplicate of the string that then redirects the user back to the original long URL when clicked.
She explains: "The code is embedded with the URL for our website--either for the main page, or for an internal page that would have a prohibitively long URL to write out.
It has the unfortunately long URL http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog, but simply googling "Language Log" will bring it right up.
HORRIBLY long URL but well worth it for this fascinating plain English
If you just did a search and landed on a site with a long URL (http:// web.wn.net/%7Eusr/ricter/web/valid.html), what happens when you trace it back to its parent directory (http://web.wn.net)?
A long URL for a resource from the ever useful Learning and Teaching Scotland website.