Resources and URIs
HTTP allows a browser, or another user agent, to communicate with different resources on the Internet: to do this the browser needs both the identity and the location of the resources. These two bits of information are described by a URI.
- Identifying resources on the Web
- URIs and how to access resources on the Web.
- Data URIs
- A specific kind of URIs, data URIs, embed the resource itself inside the identifier.
- Choosing between www and non-www URLs
- Advice on using a www-prefixed domain or not, this article explains the consequences of the choice as well as how to make it.
- MIME Types
- MIME media types define what kind of document a specific resource is. This article presents both the syntax and the most useful MIME types for use on the Web.
- Complete list of MIME types
- Comprehensive list of MIME types useful for Web developers.
- Separating identity and location of a resource: the Alt-Svc header
- Even if identity and location are both described using a URL, they are two different concepts and it is useful sometimes to distinguished between them. This article introduces the