Contact email form input field...

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I am in the process of modifying a one-page responsive website theme (created using bootstrap 4 framework) using the paid version of HTML Editor (version 16.1, build 808 to be exact) for launching a new business in SEO. I have a general question regarding a built-in contact form whereby I have added an input field (type = URL) for the user to enter his/her website address. Apart from being a required field, the form provides built-in field validation that checks to make sure the URL entered by the user is properly formatted, i.e., https://www.example.com. However, when testing the form, I recently noticed that the field validation fails to address/prevent the user from entering https://example, eliminating the .com. While I am a stickler for perfection, I also don't want to over-think this. As such, I am wondering whether this issue deserves to be addressed or left alone. What say u? For those interested, the website is seoauditspecialists.com (a work in progress). Thank you ahead of time.
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Hi Boilermaker,
Try this pattern.
pattern="[Hh][Tt][Tt][Pp][Ss]?:\/\/(?:(?:[a-zA-Z\u00a1-\uffff0-9]+-?)*[a-zA-Z\u00a1-\uffff0-9]+)(?:\.(?:[a-zA-Z\u00a1-\uffff0-9]+-?)*[a-zA-Z\u00a1-\uffff0-9]+)*(?:\.(?:[a-zA-Z\u00a1-\uffff]{2,}))(?::\d{2,5})?(?:\/[^\s]*)?"
I can't hear what I'm looking at.
It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

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Thanks Eric. However, I really just wanted a general opinion as to whether or not it's even worth considering to address what appears to be a minor nuance in my contact form.
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boilermaker73 wrote:
I am a stickler for perfection

I think you have to determine your needs. If it won't keep you up at night.....:lol:
I can't hear what I'm looking at.
It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

This is a site I built for my work.(RSD)
http://esmansgreenhouse.com
This is a site I built for use in my job.(HTML Editor)
https://pestlogbook.com
This is my personal site used for testing and as an easy way to share photos.(RLM imported to RSD)
https://ericrohloff.com

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