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URL without "www"

jacob deiter
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Joined: Apr 02, 2008
Posts: 576
some URL does not have "WWW" ,what it is meant?

https://xxxx.com

if a URL has the below syntax means what?

https://www.xxx.com
Joanne Neal
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Joined: Aug 05, 2005
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www is just a convention. It is not obligatory


Joanne
Tim Moores
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Joined: Sep 21, 2011
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It's important to note that xxxx.com and www.xxxx.com need not be the same server; that they usually are is just a convention, too.
jacob deiter
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Joined: Apr 02, 2008
Posts: 576
But if add "www" in the URl ,it does not work

If i try "https://xxxx.com" it works

but if i try "https://www.xxxx.com" or "www.xxxx.com" it does not work
Tim Moores
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Joined: Sep 21, 2011
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Did you see my reply? What did you think it said?
Matthew Brown
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There's nothing special about "www". It's not a different syntax. It's just very common to prefix web addresses with it. It isn't compulsory.
 
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