I maintain quite a few domains, both domains I own and domains belonging to various nonprofits I belong to. For testing these websites, I make virtual domains in apache, choosing an alias for each site. For instance, for the LWVNM website, the apache site file has
<VirtualHost *:80> ServerName lwvlocaland my host table, /etc/hosts, has
127.0.0.1 localhost lwvlocal(The localhost line in my host table has entries for all the various virtual hosts I use, not just this one).
That all used to work fine. If I wanted to test a new page on the LWVNM
website, I'd go to Firefox's urlbar and type something like
and it would show me the new page, which I could work on until
it was time to push it to the web server.
A month or so ago, a new update to Firefox broke that.
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