What’s the difference between a domain name, a web address and a URL?

What’s the difference between a domain name, a web address and a URL?

A domain name is a web address and a URL is a web address (most of the time).  But they have slightly different uses and there’s usually certain times when they get called one thing or the other. What they have in common is they can all be found in the address bar of your browser – the part you can see in the image below where diydigital.com.au is. So let’s look at when, and why, you would call it, or others would call it, a Domain Name, Web Address or URL.