Please help me to solve below error I am getting while installing Magento 1.9 in my local system (I think I have added the right URL only), it is so ridiculous :(
I have faced the same error before few days while installation in my local,
Inspect that input and you will find it has class="required-entry validate-url input-text validation-failed" class.
Just remove "validate-url" class from your inspected input and click on continue.
This will solve your error.
To get rid of this error there possible 2 solutions in my mind.
1). Create virtual host for your magento.
2). Core hack !! Inspect on this input field and than remove class
base-secure-validate-urlclass (Something like I ain't sure) .
Than execute setup wizard Ahead it will work.
Put http://127.0.0.1 instead of localhost and try