Open a Website Without Typing www and .Com

September 27, 2007 at 3:18 am 5 comments

Question: How do I open a website without typing the www. and .com

Solution: You can avoid typing ‘www’ and ‘com’ by doing the following:

Type the URL of the website with out www. and .com in the address bar. Then press ‘Ctrl+Enter‘. You web browser will automatically add www. and .com for you!
NOTE: But remember, you have to use either Internet Explorer 7 or Mozilla Firefox 2.0 +

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Alan  |  September 30, 2007 at 5:29 am

    Thanks for the tips. 🙂

  • 2. Strategic Internet Marketing  |  October 30, 2007 at 12:41 pm

    Wow, I never know this shortcut untill i read this. Thanks. 🙂

  • 3. 88michael  |  October 31, 2007 at 12:15 am

    I’m very happy to hear people liking this tip. This tip is one of my favourites too. It saves a lot of time.

  • 4. Andrew  |  August 4, 2009 at 12:56 pm

    I need to open a ” domain .it ” without typing ” www “.
    Is it possible ?

    • 5. 88michael  |  August 5, 2009 at 5:59 am

      @Andrew – Do you mean the domain name extension is .it? I don’t think there is one. You can have a look around for addons for your browser that may allow you to set a custom short cut to do this if you want.


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