Can't signup ("Join" button doesn't work).

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I am trying to sign up but after I fill in the form; the join button does not send the form. I have tried Safari and Firefox (mac). Any suggestions?
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So it turns out that this is an issue with Safari when using HTML5's input type="url".

Personally, I think it's dreadful behaviour to stop the submission of the form (although, according to the spec that is correct!), when the form field isn't even a required field.

So if you type nothing in the URL field, the form submits just fine. But if you type something that doesn't match the pattern of being a URL, the form doesn't submit. Madness!

I should probably change the form field to simply be type="text" but that's seems a shame: I like the extra semantics of using type="url" (and I like the adjusted keyboard that gives you on the iPhone/iPad).