Things to know about URL and URI

URI - Uniform Resource Identifier

The World Wide Web can be understood as a space, which is populated by countless contents at different points. Each individual point can be uniquely identified by a URI, i.e. a URI designates a resource on the Internet. It does not matter whether this point represents a place in a text, a program, a video, an audio file, a moving or a still image. Example:

URI should not be confused with Canton Uri in Switzerland.

URL - Uniform Resource Locator

A URL is generally understood as a web address that we enter into the browser or click on in the form of a link in order to access a certain web page. Behind the URL is an IP address, which is a prerequisite for the communication of the PC with a server. The URL is a subform of the URI, so to speak. Example: