Do People Need to Enter http:// before my URL? Derric June 15, 2017 17:21 Follow No. Either way will work, browsers automatically correct URLs to include the http:// Have more questions? Submit a request 1 Comments Date Votes 0 Hart June 15, 2017 17:21 However, forums (such as phpBB) do not automatically add http:// so the link will fail if pasted as is into a forum message. It'd be great if the Rebrandly Safari extension (or account settings) had an option to automatically add http:// Please sign in to leave a comment.