ISURL

Checks whether a value is a valid URL.

Sample Usage

ISURL("http://www.google.com")

ISURL("www.google.com")

ISURL("google.com")

Syntax

ISURL(value)

  • value - The value to be verified as a URL.

Notes

  • Google Sheets automatically links text entered into a cell if a valid URL is detected. ISURL will return TRUE in these cases.
  • A fully qualified URL is not required. In other words, "http" and "www" are not needed in all cases.
  • Valid protocols include ftp, http, https, gopher, mailto, news, telnet, and aim.

See Also

ISEMAIL: Checks whether a value is a valid email address.

ISERROR: Checks whether a value is an error.

ISTEXT: Checks whether a value is text.

ISBLANK: Checks whether the referenced cell is empty.

HYPERLINK: Creates a hyperlink inside a cell.

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