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Old 01-02-2014, 09:43 AM   #1
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Not sure where to post this. Why is it when you copy and post a URL link to a website or image the forum automatically adds "//http" to the beginning of the URL address? You end up with "http://http://www." and it prevents the link from working. It took me a while to figure out that you have to delete the extra http every single time to make it work. I see people posting links that don't work and I assume this is why. Is there a reason why it's set up this way?


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Old 01-02-2014, 09:53 AM   #2
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It's because the box isn't expecting you to have copied a complete URL from the address bar. It expects you to type the website's address in from that point forward. Just delete the starting //http & paste the URL you copied into the box.

A small annoyance, yes, but with all the other things on Tech Admin's plate, probably down on the list of to-do's.

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