Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Is there a difference between

  1. Jun 16, 2010 #1
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 16, 2010 #2


    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    Re: Question?

    I would bet that you used the "Remember me" feature when you signed in at www. but not when you signed in at http://

    Your browser stores this sign-in information by URL and is not smart enough to know that those are the same sites.
  4. Jun 16, 2010 #3
    Re: Question?

    Ah, I hadn't even considered that. That is def what happened.
  5. Jun 16, 2010 #4


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Re: Question?

    It does cause a problem sometimes when you are logged in as "www." and click on a link that is "http://" [Broken].[/URL] Well, only if you want to reply to the "http://" [Broken] link where you would have to sign in again or reload it with the www added. Also you will get the ads if you're gold, etc.
    Last edited by a moderator: May 4, 2017
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook