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Welcome to Another Clever Waste of Time! Today we will learn about the URL, or address bar.

The address bar, pictured above, is where you input the information on a website to have your browser show you the page you want to see. There are many parts to a web address, so let's break it down a bit.

https:// - This is the transfer protocol. Basically it tells you how the information is being delivered. In this case, over a secure Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol. While you are on this site, this will never change.

numerics. - This is a sub-domain. Essentially it is a stand-alone directory of the main domain, or website. It is a part of the site, but can hold its own directories, files and scripts to act as an independent site. This will only change when you visit different trails of the game.

anothercwot.com - This is the primary domain name. The ".com" at the end is called a TLD (top level domain). This can change depending on the type of site you are visiting. ACWoT has 3 TLDs. the .com is where you will spend all of your time. However we also have a .net mirror and the acwot.co shortcut. The domain will never change.

/andsoourstorybegins - This is the folder (or directory) you are in, inside the domain. The directory changes a lot during the course of the game. Sometimes it will happen automatically, other times you will need to change it yourself.

levelone - This is the file inside the directory that you are viewing. On most websites the file is followed by a file extension. In the case of ACWoT, all files are written in PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) and as such, the file extension is removed so you don't need to input it into the address bar. The filename will change the most often. This is how you will get to the next level in most instances.

.php - While you don't see the file extension in the address bar currently, you can use it. There are extensions for every file type. While the list is near exhaustive, you will use .php here on this site. When you are hunting for egg pages or other files you will need to use a wide variety of extensions. These will include: .jpg, .png, .gif, .psd, .pdf, .doc/x, .mp3, .mp4, .ogg, and others. You will be hinted when you need to search for a file type that isn't a .php.

Now that we know what the address bar is and what the parts refer to, it's your turn. To find level 2, change the filename from levelone to level2 and click go or hit the enter key to load the new page.

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