Full Website URL in Firefox

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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.