Technical Support and Feedback - Can't type www.blah.com in a post without creating a link
Mar 6, 11, 5:15 am
I tried to type www.nameofattacksite.com within a post as an example of a link that should not be clicked on. But FT won't let me include text that looks like a URL without creating a -url- tag (square brackets not dashes). How do you delete a -url- tag in a post without having it automatically restored?
Mar 6, 11, 10:05 am
Put it between www.horriblesite.org [ code ] brackets.
Or, you can create the url and just put spaces between the www. andthelink. com.
Mar 6, 11, 3:01 pm
or leave off the www.
Mar 6, 11, 5:07 pm
another tip is to flank the url with noparse code
when you insert www.horriblesite.com, it appears thus,
I happen to like Prospero's suggestion, but yet another option, often used to disguise e-mail addresses so they won't be harvested by bots, is to write:
www [dot] name_of_site [dot] com