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Site variations should be expanded to support "fragments" of URLs

For example, there are many URL pieces we work with:


Under [type], we have dev3, test, stage, demo, beta, www.
Under [], we have many different domains.
Under [port], each individual sandbox in dev3 has a different port number.
Under [file], there's different starting points to test from.

If we were to put these individually under variations, we would be adding thousands of these things. Instead, the "Address" field (and possibly others) should be able to support other connecting variations with a string like this: "http://${type}.${domain}:${port}/${file}".

I know this would veer into ease-of-use issues, but there may be ways through the UI to solve for that. (For example, give them a string builder and output some of the combinations for verification.)
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