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Bug report: "website" form type validator rejects valid URLs

  1. adamrice

    What it says on the titleā€”I've set up a form where people can include URLs, and GF's validator for the "website" field seems to reject URLs that include a ~, which is admittedly pretty old-school, but is still valid.

    Posted 9 years ago on Saturday January 12, 2013 | Permalink
  2. Thank you for pointing that out. I will bring it to the attention of the development team. I know this has been addressed in the past, and the suggestion at the time was to use a plain text field to allow all possible types of URLs. I agree though that the regex could probably be tweaked to allow more valid URLS in.

    Posted 9 years ago on Saturday January 12, 2013 | Permalink
  3. Hi Adam. I have a new version of the plugin with a fix which will allow this valid URL to pass validation when entered in a website field. Please send me an email at and I will send it to you. Thank you and sorry for the inconvenience.

    Posted 9 years ago on Monday January 14, 2013 | Permalink