Google to Remove http:// From Future Chrome

Remember the old days (no, the really old days) when giving web addresses, one would include the h-t-t-p-colon-slash-slash? In an upcoming build of the Google Chrome browser, the http:// part will be no more.

Of course, that's no big worry to the majority of users since even the "www" part is often omitted these days – both in speech and typing into a browser. While most users will find themselves surfing on http, a problem could come up with trying to access ftp or https, though it seems that the upcoming Chrome will still display those when applicable.

Read more at OSNews.

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  • XD_dued
    lol i still type http:// :)
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  • bison88
    I skipped it a long time ago out of laziness when I figured www. gets me to the same place :).
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  • Upendra09
    i just do web address and ctrl, enter

    like so

    tomshardware, ctrl+enter -> www.tomshardware.com
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  • bison88
    I skipped it a long time ago out of laziness when I figured www. gets me to the same place :).
    11
  • mlopinto2k1
    My website doesn't have www at all. http://professionalmike.com/
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  • Upendra09
    i just do web address and ctrl, enter

    like so

    tomshardware, ctrl+enter -> www.tomshardware.com
    11