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Definition of the noun Address bar

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  1. [computing, GUI] A bar in a web browser that displays the address (uniform resource identifier) of the page or resource being displayed.


Address bar: The graphical control element address bar shows the current URL and accepts a typed URL that navigates the user to a chosen website in a web browser. In a file browser it serves the same purpose of navigation but through the file-system hierarchy. Many address bars offer features like autocomplete and a list of suggestions while the address is being typed in. This auto-completion feature bases its suggestions on the browser's history. Some browsers have keyboard shortcuts to auto-complete an address. These are generally configured by the user on a case-by-case basis. Address bars have been a feature of web browsers since NCSA Mosaic.

  • also known as URL bar

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Google previewComputer Technology Encyclopedia (2008)

by Michael Graves

address bar In an Internet browser application, such as Netscape Navigator, Firefox, or Internet Explorer, it is the field in which you can ...

Google previewA Dictionary of M?ori Computer Related Terms (2006)

English - M?ori

address bar tātai kōrau (TMT) Is a name used to describe the text box ...

Google previewDictionary of Computing (101-)

Updated with the latest technologies by Handz Valentín

Address Bar. In Internet Explorer or any web browser, the area in which you type Internet addresses, also known as URLs (uniform resource locators). Often, an Internet address takes the form of Image 6: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Second Edition (2008)

by Pagani, Margherita

Whenever a consumer visits an e-commerce Web site that is secured with EV SSL, the browser's address bar will display the address of the Web site in green to indicate that the consumer is visiting a high authenticated e-commerce site.

Google previewAcademic Dictionary of Film, Television and Theatre

Address bar : The blank line (field) for text that's Dictionary of Film, Television and Theatre • 5.

Google previewDictionary of Film Finance and Distribution (2013)

A Guide for Independent Filmmakers by John W. Cones

In most web browsers, the URL of a web page is displayed on top inside an address bar (see “domain name”). universe * A term often used in film distrie bution agreements to indicate that the distribue tor has the right to distribute the film in all ...

Google previewBerkshire Encyclopedia of Human-computer Interaction (2004)

by William Sims Bainbridge

The problem of phishing is often aggravated because the bogus webpage exploits bugs in a Web browser or uses legitimate tools such as Javascript to create a false address bar in a browser. Recipients might believe that they are at a ...

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