Address bar

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In a web browser, the address bar (also location bar or URL bar) is a GUI widget that shows the current URL.wikipedia
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URL

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In a web browser, the address bar (also location bar or URL bar) is a GUI widget that shows the current URL.
Most web browsers display the URL of a web page above the page in an address bar.

Favicon

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For websites using a favicon (a small icon that represents the website), a small icon will generally be present within the address bar, or somewhere nearby.
Browsers that provide favicon support typically display a page's favicon in the browser's address bar (sometimes in the history as well) and next to the page's name in a list of bookmarks.

Google Chrome

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In Google Chrome, the address bar (or "Omnibox") doubles as a search plugin bar which pulls incremental returns for typed phrases from Google Suggest's pre-emptive search.
For example, the merging of the address bar and search bar into the omnibox.

Graphical widget

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In a web browser, the address bar (also location bar or URL bar) is a GUI widget that shows the current URL.

Mosaic (web browser)

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Address bars have been a feature of web browsers since NCSA Mosaic.

Website

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For websites using a favicon (a small icon that represents the website), a small icon will generally be present within the address bar, or somewhere nearby.

Smart bookmark

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Web browsers often include a feature called Smart Bookmarks.

Wikipedia

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For example, by associating the shortcut "w" with Wikipedia, "w cake" can be entered into the address bar to navigate directly to the Wikipedia article for cake.

Article (publishing)

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For example, by associating the shortcut "w" with Wikipedia, "w cake" can be entered into the address bar to navigate directly to the Wikipedia article for cake.

Cake

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For example, by associating the shortcut "w" with Wikipedia, "w cake" can be entered into the address bar to navigate directly to the Wikipedia article for cake.

Firefox

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This feature is available in Firefox, Opera and Google Chrome.

Opera (web browser)

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In Opera and Safari, the address bar can double as a progress bar that indicates how much of the contents of the page has been loaded.

Safari (web browser)

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In Opera and Safari, the address bar can double as a progress bar that indicates how much of the contents of the page has been loaded.

Progress bar

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In Opera and Safari, the address bar can double as a progress bar that indicates how much of the contents of the page has been loaded.

Search plugin

In Google Chrome, the address bar (or "Omnibox") doubles as a search plugin bar which pulls incremental returns for typed phrases from Google Suggest's pre-emptive search.

Incremental search

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In Google Chrome, the address bar (or "Omnibox") doubles as a search plugin bar which pulls incremental returns for typed phrases from Google Suggest's pre-emptive search.

List of Google products

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In Google Chrome, the address bar (or "Omnibox") doubles as a search plugin bar which pulls incremental returns for typed phrases from Google Suggest's pre-emptive search.

Web search engine

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This "Omnibox" is also capable of, in addition to the quick search function listed above, interpreting any non-URL phrase typed into it as a search on the user's search engine of choice.

Universal Edit Button

The Universal Edit Button is a software tool that provides a green pencil icon in the address bar of a web browser that indicates that a web page on the World Wide Web (most often a wiki) is editable.

Blisk (browser)

Blisk
For example, the merging of the address bar and search bar into the omnibox.

RealNames

Its goal was to create a multilingual keyword-based naming system for the Internet that would translate keywords typed into the address bar of Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser to Uniform Resource Identifiers, based on the existing Domain Name System, that would access the page registered by the owner of the RealNames keyword.

Phishing

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Some phishing scams use JavaScript commands in order to alter the address bar of the website they lead to.

Rewrite engine

URL rewriting
For example, the URL as entered into the browser's location bar: