[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #40355: Default to "https://" in comment author URL field

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Tue Apr 4 15:57:16 UTC 2017

#40355: Default to "https://" in comment author URL field
 Reporter:  johnjamesjacoby  |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement      |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Comments         |    Version:
 Severity:  normal           |   Keywords:  2nd-opinion
  Focuses:                   |
 One pet peeve of mine with commenting on other people's WordPresses, is on
 new sites I haven't commented on yet (or aren't powered by Jetpack
 Comments) that I need to type `https://` in every Website field.
 Traditionally, this field is currently empty unless a cookie exists (see:

 Tangentially, recent efforts across the web to SSL all-of-the-things
 (`\o/`) makes this field an interesting opportunity to gently nudge the
 web in the direction of `https://` feeling more like the norm than the

 A plugin can easily enable this (and I'll likely make one today) but I'll
 offer up the idea here first.

 Patch imminent.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/40355>
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