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Can't add a hyphenated address to the website exception

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I am trying  to allow a website exception on this page


I want to add the addresses


However the form fails the hyphen 


Could this please be fixed as it a valid website address 



Fibre optic

You can try using encoded characters. %2D is the code for a hyphen

I think it's worth a try, not sure if this will work.

Very Insightful Person
Very Insightful Person

I think the original specification did not allow "-" in URLs. Perhaps it’s  some old code/API that’s being used to check the validity of the URL. I have a ".me" domain and email and some sites reject the email address with ".me" as the suffix. 

There are 10 types of people: those who understand binary and those who don't and F people out of 10 who do not understand hexadecimal c1a2a285948293859940d9a49385a2

Very Insightful Person
Very Insightful Person

it is disappointing to see this long known of issue remains unresolved; a workaround is once signed in go to Web Safe Settings and use the old UI to enter the hyphenated address.

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