Cannot update preferences: Website is invalid


(Jay Pfaffman) #1

I just tried to update my preferences to change “new” to mean “created in the last 2 days”. When I click save changes, I get

website is invalid

I reloaded the preferences page and tried again, getting the same error.


Photography Domain Invalid as Website on Profile
(Sam) #2

Just checked and seeing this error on my site as well.


(Joshua Rosenfeld) #3

No issues for me here on Meta. Are you having this issue here, or on another site. If another site, what Discourse version?


(Mittineague) #4

This is related to the recent change made to validate the Web Site Profile Setting

Prior to the change I had a “default” of http://

I deleted it (or I could have added a valid URL instead) and the “Save” took.


(Sam) #5

Yup, that did the trick. Thanks!


(Arpit Jalan) #6

@gerhard fixed this via


(Arpit Jalan) #7