27 Sep '11, 2pm

The Return of WWW.

www. will make a comeback with new top level domain names. Type in any correctly configured domain name and you don’t need to include www. Technically www is merely a subdomain. That’s why you usually see ads that just promote something like DNW.com instead of www.DNW.com. People know it’s a web address because of the .com. I started thinking about this today when I was dropping my daughter off at school. I was behind a truck that had a URL with www on it: www.somename.us. Was it necessary to include www because many people don’t recognize somename.us as a web address? (Keep in mind that you are likely in the top .01% of knowledge about domain names if you’re reading this site. Most people don’t understand domain names.) As hundreds of new top level domain names come online over the next few years I think we’ll see a resurgence in the use of www when people display a web a...

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