ExpressionEngine® 3 User Guide

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URL is a fieldtype for storing URLs. This fieldtype is validated for the content author, so that only fully-formed and valid URLs are allowed. The site builder can determine which URL schemes are allowed. URLs are entity-encoded so that they may be used directly in links and other HTML attributes, e.g.:

<a href="{your_url_field}">Your Link</a>

Field Options

Allowed URL Schemes

Which URL Schemes the content author is allowed to use in this URL field. Available options are:

URL Scheme Placeholder

The placeholder text for the field that will give a cue to content authors as to the type of content that belongs in this field. Available options are identical to the “Allowed URL Schemes” above. Rendered example: