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Format and validate a URL attribute in Active Record. This is an example gem created for RailsCasts episode #301.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

 gem 'urrl_formatter'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install urrl_formatter


Call format_url in an ActiveRecord class and pass the name of the attribute you wish to format into a URL and validate.

 class Comment < ActiveRecord::Base
   format_url :website

This will automatically add "http://" to the beginning of the website attribute upon saving if no protocol is present. It will also do validation to ensure it looks like a URL.


Questions or problems? Please post them on the issue tracker. You can contribute changes by forking the project and submitting a pull request. You can ensure the tests passing by running bundle and rake.

This gem is created by Ryan Bates and is under the MIT License.