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I wanted to update my profile at with my URL (davidhaberthü which is perfectly valid, but Stack Overflow complains that "Web site Url does not appear to be valid". I now used the workaround URL which contains an 'ue' for the 'ü', but would like to use my real name URL in my profile.

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Thanks for pointing this out. Would you try it again?

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Works for me now – Pëkka Nov 2 '11 at 18:49
Doesn't for me: No matter how many 'ü's I put in the URL, they're always swallowed… Update: It works for though – Habi Nov 3 '11 at 21:17
@Habi In case you're still interested in using an IDN URL in your regular stack exchange profiles, try the hack described in this answer. – James Holderness Aug 25 '13 at 23:11
Thanks James, that worked as intended. – Habi Aug 26 '13 at 8:26

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