UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL)

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS) are sequences of characters, i.

Format / Length

URL

Description

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL)  is the syntax and semantics for a compact string representation for a resource available via the Internet. These strings are called 'UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS)'.

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS)  are sequences of characters, i.e., letters, digits, and special characters. The characters ";", "/", "?", ":", "@", "=" and "&" are the characters which have been reserved for special meaning.

UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR (URL) is the same as COMMUNICATION CONTACT STRING where the COMMUNICATION CONTACT METHOD is National Code  'Uniform Resource Locator (URL)'.

Note: This was  e-GIF  approved for use in NHS England. e-GIF  and the Government Data Standards Catalogue   have been archived and are available for reference only.

This item is not referenced in a data set in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary. It has been retained for information.

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATORS (URLS)