I would like to add "http://www.arcgis.com/" layer to my maps but I'm unable to connect. After adding the URL into connection details it gives me an error. "Failed to retrieve service cap": Not sure what I'm doing wrong.

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    Can you provide a sample url that you tried?
    – artwork21
    Commented Sep 21, 2016 at 13:53

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The easiest way now is to use the QuickMapServices plugin

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