If you are using a rails app then something similar to this can be done:

   In the application controller
           private

               def locate_subdomain

               end


On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Raveendran Perumalsamy <
jazzezravi / gmail.com> wrote:

> Srikanth Jeeva wrote:
> > hi,
> > Suppose if i give,
> > url="www.google.com/picasa/images/1"
> >
> > I need only the string "google" which is the domain name.
> >
> > right now i have tried this,
> >
> > require 'rubygems'
> > require 'uri'
> > url = "http://www.google.com/picasa/images/1"
> > puts url = URI.parse(url).host
> > -----------
> > output: "google.com"
> > -----------
> > but i want only the word "google". please help.
> >
> > Pts:
> > the domain name can also be, "google.co.in"
> > ie) for example, "http://www.google.co.in/picasa/images/1"
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > srikanth
>
>
>
> Hi Sri,
>
> Are you got the solution ?
>
> If Yes, then update here about it..
>
> Regards
> P.Raveendran
> http://raveendran.wordpress.com
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