Full Website URL in Firefox

September 2016

This guide will teach you how to make Firefox display the full URL of web pages in the address bar (restore the missing http://). This procedure requires that you edit the browser.urlbar.trimURLs browser property.

Display the Full Website URL in the Address Bar

Open Firefox and type about:config in the address bar and press Enter. A warning message will be displayed, click on I'll be careful, I promise! to proceed to the about:config page. Search for the browser.urlbar.trimURLs property and set its value to False:


Once done, close the about:config page and resume your browsing session.

Related :

This document entitled « Full Website URL in Firefox » from CCM (ccm.net) is made available under the Creative Commons license. You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly.