Open Bug 320569 Opened 15 years ago Updated 7 years ago

You should be able to change the default protocol

Categories

(Core :: DOM: Navigation, enhancement)

enhancement
Not set
normal

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UNCONFIRMED

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(Reporter: matthew-martin, Unassigned)

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Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-CA; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-CA; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051111 Firefox/1.5

If you type a url in the location bar such as www.google.ca there should be an option in about:config so you can set it to use https://www.google.ca/ instead of http://www.google.ca/

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. type www.google.ca
2. goes to http://www.google.ca/
3.

Actual Results:  
type http://www.google.ca
goes to http://www.google.ca/

Expected Results:  
type http://www.google.ca
goes to https://www.google.ca/
Assignee: nobody → adamlock
Component: Location Bar and Autocomplete → Embedding: Docshell
Product: Firefox → Core
QA Contact: location.bar → adamlock
Version: unspecified → Trunk
Just make a bookmark for https://www.google.ca/
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Status: VERIFIED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: WONTFIX → ---
Assignee: adamlock → nobody
QA Contact: adamlock → docshell
An extension that does this for particular sites: HTTPS-Everywhere https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
There was also an extension called "HTTPS Finder" that would check if the site you go to has an HTTPS version, and redirect to it.
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