VB.NET || How To Check If A String Is A Valid HTTP URL Using VB.NET

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The following is a module with functions which demonstrates how to check whether a string is a valid HTTP URL using VB.NET.

Note: The following function only checks for valid url formatting. It does not determine if the address behind the url is valid for navigation.

1. Is Valid URL

The example below demonstrates the use of ‘Utils.Http.IsValidURL‘ to check whether a string is a valid HTTP URL.

2. Utils Namespace

The following is the Utils Namespace. Include this in your project to start using!

3. More Examples

Below are more examples demonstrating the use of the ‘Utils‘ Namespace. Don’t forget to include the module when running the examples!

The highlighted lines are sections of interest to look out for.

The code is heavily commented, so no further insight is necessary. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below.

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