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Prepopulating Visited URLs

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When I want to go to the NY Times, and i type "nyt" the address bar automatically populated with the rest of the URL "nytimes.com". When I do the same thing with gmail and "gmail" it runs a search on a search engine instead of completing the rest of the URL.

Why would it do this for one website and not another? How do I fix this, I use gmail all the time so its a bit of a time waster.

Thank you in advance for your help!

When I want to go to the NY Times, and i type "nyt" the address bar automatically populated with the rest of the URL "nytimes.com". When I do the same thing with gmail and "gmail" it runs a search on a search engine instead of completing the rest of the URL. Why would it do this for one website and not another? How do I fix this, I use gmail all the time so its a bit of a time waster. Thank you in advance for your help!

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gmail is a redirect so it gets a lower autofill ranking. You can bookmark the site, edit the bookmark and fill in the Keyword field with "gm" so it appears when you type those two letters.