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Firefox keep redirecting localhost to www or www.localhost:8000

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Hi, I'm using Firefox 85.0.2(64-bit) Windows 10

While I'm testing local testing for website, whenever I typed/entered localhost OR localhost:8000 Firefox keep redirecting/guesing subdomain for it(which="www"). Made my testing messed up.

There's same issue on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1216065 None of those work.

set: browser.fixup.alternate.enabled to false or Connection Settings with No proxy

Please, stop. Chrome and Edge behave normally. This site need darkmode :/

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Using `https://localhost:8000` resulting secure connection failed. *fig 1 Using `http://localhost:8000` is keep kicking the subdomain to `www.localhost:8000` ___ The problem in local development is: - when we create a cookie to some test domain, this one need a trick (ref: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/web/api/document/cookie )

By adding ";domain=" + someVar; to the document.cookie with .localhost or localhost will make no sense for the browser.

___ So to solve this just add/change mapping of IP addresses to host names in the entry, handled with DNS

``` 127.0.0.1 admin.localhost.com 127.0.0.1 contact.localhost.com 127.0.0.1 docs.localhost.com 127.0.0.1 link.localhost.com 127.0.0.1 www.localhost.com ```

now if myVar is localhost.com or .localhost.xyz will make sense for the browser. ___ This file located: - Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc *filename will be host - Debian 10: root:/etc/ *filename will be host

Idk how it's behave on Mac, been a years not touching that os for environment testing.

___

Anyway, thank you for the response. Cheers.

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Does the full URL still work normally?

  • https://localhost/
  • https://localhost:8000/

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Sorry, if it's not a secure site, that would be:

  • http://localhost/
  • http://localhost:8000/

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If you use HTTP-Only then try to disable this feature if you can't disable HTTPS via the drop down that opens if you click the padlock icon in the location bar.

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தீர்வு தேர்ந்தெடுக்கப்பட்டது

Using `https://localhost:8000` resulting secure connection failed. *fig 1 Using `http://localhost:8000` is keep kicking the subdomain to `www.localhost:8000` ___ The problem in local development is: - when we create a cookie to some test domain, this one need a trick (ref: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/web/api/document/cookie )

By adding ";domain=" + someVar; to the document.cookie with .localhost or localhost will make no sense for the browser.

___ So to solve this just add/change mapping of IP addresses to host names in the entry, handled with DNS

``` 127.0.0.1 admin.localhost.com 127.0.0.1 contact.localhost.com 127.0.0.1 docs.localhost.com 127.0.0.1 link.localhost.com 127.0.0.1 www.localhost.com ```

now if myVar is localhost.com or .localhost.xyz will make sense for the browser. ___ This file located: - Windows 10: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc *filename will be host - Debian 10: root:/etc/ *filename will be host

Idk how it's behave on Mac, been a years not touching that os for environment testing.

___

Anyway, thank you for the response. Cheers.

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