When I enter an ip address instead of a url firefox inserts a www infront of the ip addresses which makes the address invalid. How can I stop it putting the www
Hello I want to browse to a site by ip address but when I enter the ip address and press enter it puts a www infront of the ip address and invalidates the address. How can I stop it doing that?
Additional System Details
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; Win64; x64; rv:67.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/67.0
example of the problem page? So others can see what your seeing when they try it as well.
Modified by WestEnd
Unable to connect
Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at www.www.lowercolumbiabasinaudubon.org.
In reality no www is needed at all if Firefox just doesn't any extra www. This url works: lowercolumbiabasinaudubon.org/, and Firefox responds with this url: https://www.lowercolumbiabasinaudubon.org/, again adding the www.
There must be some way to fix this. Our members cannot use Firefox to access our website so I must direct them to Chrome which doesn't seem to have this problem, at least not on my iMac.
Hi ecofox, in my Firefox for Windows, requesting
returns a redirect to
Possibly this is related to never having visited the site before, so no redirects were previously cached. Could you test in a private window to see whether bypassing the cache makes any difference on yours?
(For what it's worth, I also disable scripts from facebook.net, which are used in your page.)
Works for me with this URL. It is not Firefox doing this in this case, but the server sends a location header in the HTTP response headers.
If you get two "www.www" prefixes then something else is wrong and you may have an extension interfering.