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How to show full URL in address bar on Firefox

If you want to see the full URL address in Firefox, you need to configure this setting.

Firefox show full URL on address bar setting

On Firefox, when you open a website, the address bar hides the https:// and www portions of the link, but it’s possible to change the settings to always show the full URL in the web browser.

Although the hidden portions of the link are not relevant to most regular users, it’s not something for everyone, especially, if you’re a web developer who may need to know this information while designing or transferring a site to make sure that everything is working correctly.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to display the full URL for websites in the address bar of Firefox on Windows 10. (You can use these steps to show the full link on Chrome.)

How to show full URL in address bar on Firefox

To always show the full URL in Firefox, use these steps:

  1. Open Firefox.

  2. Type the following path in the address bar and press Enter:

    about:config
  3. Search for browser.urlbar.trimURLs.

  4. Click the toggle button on the right to switch state from true to false.

    Firefox show full URL on address bar option
    Firefox show full URL on address bar option

Once you complete the steps, the Firefox address bar will show the full URL, including with the http://, https://, and www.