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steven36 posted a topic in Software NewsAs part of the Megabar address bar/Quantum bar design update 1, to improve the readability of results that appear in the dropdown of the address bar, Mozilla has removed https:// and WWW. prefixes from URLs in Firefox 75 version which is currently in Nightly. The company believes this as the right step as Chrome also does the same. However, http:// prefix will still be displayed for URLbar results and there is no change in the way Firefox displays a website URL in the address bar. “Other browsers have already taken this step, we should follow suit to enhance readabilit
Karlston posted a topic in Software NewsChrome 86 hides protocol and www in address bar by default The address bar is an essential part of a web browser; it reveals the URL of the page that is open in the browser, and Internet users have used it since the beginning to determine the legitimacy of a site and the status of the connection. Browser makers like Google decided a long time ago that protocols and trivial subdomains were confusing, and started to run experiments to hide the information. Google wanted to launch the change in Chrome 76 Stable, but decided otherwise. The company integra
Karlston posted a topic in Software NewsMicrosoft hides www and https in Edge Canary address bar, then restores it Google launched a controversial change in Chromium and the company's Chrome Canary web browser recently that hides trivial subdomains such as www and the protocol, e.g. http, in the browser's address bar. Users of the browser may reveal the full address with a double-click, or by right-clicking on the address to check the "always show full URLs" option to restore the display of the full address permanently. Microsoft's new Edge browser is based on Chromium and changes made to C