Google Chrome browser will start to hide part of the URL-addresses and display only the domain name in the address bar. Information about this feature appeared in the Chrome Dev and Canary channels, writes the Android Police.
The update can be started in the next version of the browser (v85).
Because this feature is currently experimental, the documents she referred to as the «flag» and goes under the name «Omnibox UI Hide Steady-State URL Path, Query and Ref».
This flag allows Chrome to hide all the components of the URL-addresses, excluding the domain name.
Other flags associated with the first (primary). They open up new ways of interacting with the address bar in future versions of Chrome.
So, users can see the full URL-address by moving the cursor to the address bar.
Another feature will cause Chrome to hide all the address bar when the user begins to interact with the page.
In favor of the fact that these features are in the works, as indicated in the information for tracking bugs in the Chromium page , where developers fix bugs that they find.
Recall that in September 2018 it became known that the Chrome team is working on a replacement URL. Engineers want to find a way to better communicate the identity of sites.
Note also that the developers have already tested only show the domain name in the address bar. It was in 2014, but then to view the full address of the page you had to click on your display.
In January, Google tested a full hide the URL in the Chrome address bar - is shown instead the user's search query.