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Understanding URLs when only a path is passed

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Can someone please explain to me what is done to support a URL with just a pathname passed. For example, sometimes I see URLs that look something like:
www.mysite.com/products
and the website knows to display products.

My site is written using coldfusion.

How is this done? Is there a sub directory called products which has an index.cfm page?
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Zvonko
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