27 February 2015
To get a web address to convert to a clickable link, the best way is to start each with either http://, https://, ftp:// or www.
This is more of a suggestion than a rule, the more something looks like a link, the more likely it will be converted.
will not convert, yet adding a forward slash will change this:
This will work for any address with the above prefixes left out.
Another way to create a link is to use a semi colon : with text on either side.
Make sure to add a space after a colon if it is not a link.
Sometimes a valid link will not be converted. If you wish to display a valid link without it being converted, add << to the end:
Some links are not allowed on this site, such as .onion sites:
Each paste may have a maximum of 180,000 characters.