My ABC of URLs

Some time ago I realised that rather than use a bookmark for Khan Academy or Facebook, I could just type k or f into the URL bar of my browser then press enter, and Chrome would autocomplete the URL and take me to the page I wanted. So I wondered, which websites I could do this with - presumably only those that I visited regularly or that started with an uncommon letter.

So here is the list of websites I get by typing each letter of the alphabet into my browser:

Several, like facebook, amazon and youtube are unsurprising. A lot of others - docs.google.com, github.com, hipchat.com, khanacademy.org, localhost:8000, stackoverflow.com - are due to work or other programming projects. Two of them are my own websites (petercollingridge.appspot.com now beats this site, which wasn't always the case.) But others, like, u-go.net/gamerecords/, I don't remember visiting. ello, I think I've only been to once and I'm not sure what oxfordshire.icamwac.co.uk as it no longer seems to load.

It seems a bit sad there is nothing for j or z, but Chrome does suggest John Lewis or Zoopla, so maybe I should visit them.

I'll try again in a years time or so to see if any have changed.

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Suggestion: make sure you're using a private browsing session otherwise it's just your history.  At least that's how it works for me in Chrome.  BTW thanks for the SVG Optimiser! 

Note: this doesn't seem to work when images are included in the file in Illustrator it returns an error of "Namespace prefix xlink for href on image is not defined" in my testing.

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