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URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It is the name or reference of the online source, i.e. website or web page. You can see the URLs in the address bar of your browser. People also call a URL a web address.

The URL has a specific form. Example:

Firstly, it shows the HTTPS protocol, followed by the domain name (freenerdtools) and then a file name or a path to our URL extractor tool.

Our URL extractor is a handy tool to extract URLs from text files such as word or pdf. It's very simple, and you can easily deal with it. You only need to copy the text from your source file and paste into the input field then press submit. You will get the output showing the number of links found.

How to extract URLs from text online?

Hyperlinked texts do not show URLs automatically. To manually extract a link from a text, right-click on that text and select copy link from the options pop-up.

The option of copying addresses will be different for different browsers. If you are using Chrome, you will see "copy link address", "copy link" in Microsoft Edge, "copy link location" in Firefox, "copy link" in Safari, and "copy hyperlink" in Microsoft Word.

After copying the URL, paste it into your browser and press Enter to go to that address. With our tool, you can automate this process. Read on.

How to Extract links from a webpage

There are two methods to extract URLs from the web page, i.e. via inspect element or via page source.

Method 1

  • Right-click anywhere on the web page and select view page source. You can also use the Ctrl+U shortcut.
  • The source code will open in front of you.
  • Copy all the HTML code and paste it into the textbox on the URL extractor tool.

Method 2

  • Go to the web page whose links you want to see.
  • Right-click on the web page and select inspect. You can also press Ctrl+Shift+I. Inspect is a secret weapon for website developers. Not only developers but also designers and marketers use it often to examine website content, styling and bug fixing. It also helps beginners to learn how a particular website is built.
  • Select elements from the top left bar.
  • To copy the HTML code, click on the tag. You will find this tag easily on the top of the code and just beneath the .
  • Right click on tag and select edit as HTML.
  • A window with editable code will open. Press Ctrl+A to select the whole code. Copy the code by pressing Ctrl+C. You can also right click on the code and press copy.
  • Go to our URL extractor tool and paste the code in the textbox. Press Ctrl+V to paste the code there. You can also right click on the text box and select paste from the options.
  • Press submit. The tool will show you all the URLs along with their total count.

As you have a list of all the URLs in one place, you can easily view and open those links instead of checking the source code again and again.

Is this tool free?

It's a 100% secure and free solution. You can perform as many checks as you want, as there is no limitation on the number of checks.

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