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Mozilla Drops Http Prefix in Firefox

Monday, June 27th, 2011

This isn’t exactly earth-shaking news, but it is kind of an interesting trend …

Opera and Google are already doing it, so why should not we. That’s probably the reasoning behind Mozilla’s latest move to optimize the interface of the Firefox web browser. For those who do not know (is there anyone reading my blog that does not?); The http prefix in front of website addresses in the url bar is a visual indicator of the protocol used to access that site. There are other prefixes, like https for secure sites or ftp for ftp servers.