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Why the difference between links?

By learninmypc
Apr 24, 2018
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  1. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,119   +1,594

    Yes, any given URL can be shown as www.domainName.com or just domainName.com depending on two factors.

    The site (domainName) can be registered either way, but the commercial sites are registered without the www (that's known as the subdomain). This allows the domain to support several subdomains, like www, ftp, email, smtp and m or mobile.
     
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  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 8,920   +630

    Thanks, its been bugging me for years. I knew you could answer it :)(y)
     

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