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How can I remove a bare domain from the awesome bar but leave paths?

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I have some sites that I visit specific pages on. For example, https://www.futilitycloset.com/category/technology/. When I start typing "fu", Firefox suggests first the base domain, futilitycloset.com, even though I never go to the main page. I've tried using shift+delete when the base domain is selected, but it's still there the next time I type "fu". Is this possible?

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The suggestions that appear inside the URL bar are always the top level. If those are never useful, you can turn that feature off and use the drop-down for the specific URLs (or searches). Here how you would do that:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste URLB and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the browser.urlbar.autoFill preference to switch the value from true to false

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The suggestions that appear inside the URL bar are always the top level. If those are never useful, you can turn that feature off and use the drop-down for the specific URLs (or searches). Here how you would do that:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste URLB and pause while the list is filtered

(3) Double-click the browser.urlbar.autoFill preference to switch the value from true to false

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