http://www.my.work.com/As the rest of the URL (after the hostname an port) is opaque to the client, it shows great variety but the following are all fairly typical.
http://www.my.uni.edu/info/matriculation/enroling.html http://info.my.org/AboutUs/Phonebook http://www.library.my.town.va.us/Catalogue/76523471236%2Fwen44--4.98 http://www.my.org/462F4F2D4241522A314159265358979323846A URL for a server on a different port to 80 looks like
http://www.w3.org:8000/imaginary/testA reference to a particular part of a document may, including the fragment identifier, look like
http://www.myu.edu/org/admin/people#andyin which case the string "#andy" is not sent to the server, but is retained by the client and used when the whole object had been retrieved.
A search on a text database might look like
http://info.my.org/AboutUs/Index/Phonebook?dobbinsand on another database
http://www.w3.org/RDB/EMP?*%20where%20name%%3DdobbinsIn all cases the client passes the path string to the server uninterpreted, and for the client to deduce anything from