Explain Different Parts of The URL With Example

In this complete article, we discuss Different Parts of The URL with help of some examples. Before we start, first, we have to know briefly about URLs or What are the URLs? and What is a Website URL?

What is a URL?

URL is the global address of web pages, web documents, or any file on the web or internet. URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator.

All URLs are created by multiple parts, for example protocol, domain name and parameteres.



Different Parts of The URL

Parts of the URL
  • The protocol
  • The domain name
  • The subdomain
  • Port
  • Path
  • Query
  • Parameters
  • Fragment

The Protocol


The protocol is the first part of the URL and also called schema. Protocols are used to decide how files are displayed or transferred across the web.

For example HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) part of the URL represents that the page displayed in HTML format. FTP (File Transfer Protocol) which is used to transfer files local to server.

The Domain Name

The domain names are the actual address of the websites and always unique. Domain name also is the actual name of the websites.

For example domain names are like, “phpcoder.tech”, “google.com” or “google” etc.

The Subdomain

  • https://subdomain.phpcoder.tech

Subdomains are generally used to create new site with a new name of our parent domain. Whatever you can create the name of the subdomain.

The Port

  • https://phpcoder.tech:80

Ports are the reserved channel which are used to access the resources from the server.


Here we learn about the website URL, what is a website URL? and what parts are used to make a URL.

We list out the parts of URL with and image illustrator.

I hope you all are understand completely.

FAQs: Parts of the URL

  • What are the 3 basic parts of the URL?

    The 3 basic parts of URL are,

    1. Protocol (HTTP or HTTPS)
    2. The Domain Name
    3. Port
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  • What are the main components of a URL?

    Main Components of a URL,

    • The protocol
    • The domain name
    • Port
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  • What is called in URL?

    URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator

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