Fix improperly configured host in generated urls #9838

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    Fix improperly configured host in generated urls

    schneems committed Mar 20, 2013
    If the host in `default_url_options` is accidentally set with a protocol such as 
    host: ""
    then the generated url will have the protocol twice `http://` which is not what the user intended. Likely they wanted to define a host `host: ""` and a `protocol: "http://"` but did not know the convention.
    This may not the most common problem, but when it happens it can go undetected for a while. I accidentally added `http://` out of habit recently only to find all the links in my emails were broken after deploying a demo site to production. Rather than allow this accident go undetected, we can fix the problem in line by properly setting the protocol and host.
    I was able to find this related question on stack overflow: where the answer was highly upvoted.
    This is based off of work in #7415 cc/ @pixeltrix
    back port of #9794
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