Technical Glossary, Reference
There are currently 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter U.
The process of transferring data from a local computer to a remote computer. When you copy a file from your computer to a computer on the Internet, you are "uploading" that file.
URI (Universal Resource Identifier)
On the web, a URI is a string of characters that identifies a website. URI is often used synonymously with the terms "URL" and "web address," although there are technical differences among the three.
URL (Universal Resource Locator)
On the web, a URL is a string of characters that identifies the location of a website. Since IP addresses are difficult to remember, URLs are used instead. For example, it is much easier to remember to go to http://www.example.com than http://22.214.171.124. URL is often used synonymously with the terms "URI" and "web address," although there are technical differences among the three.
The session of activity that a user with a unique IP address spends on a web site during a specified period of time.