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Erase some values in a field, leave the rest alone

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I have a table with a field called 'Website'

Some of the info is entered like this:  google.com

Some of it like this:  www.google.com

and Some like this: http://www..google.com

How can I parse all the fields so that all the records will all show the domain.com only, erasing  the rest?

Thanks
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Try:
UPDATE `tblWebsite` SET `Website`= SUBSTRING(`Website`,8) WHERE SUBSTRING(`Website`,1,7)='http://'

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followed by
UPDATE `tblWebsite` SET `Website`= SUBSTRING(`Website`,5) WHERE SUBSTRING(`Website`,1,4)='www.'

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Note that not all websites are configured to work without www.
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Worked perfectly, thank you!
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