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Embeding YouTube vids in Wordpress causes validation errors

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by bigbeats, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. bigbeats

    bigbeats Newbie

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    I noticed that YouTube videos when embedded are trowing validation errors caused by use of
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    &
    sign used in URL.

    I tried to use widget with same result. I also used several cleaner codes found on internet.

    Does anyone have a solution for this one? It would be highly appreciated.
     
  2. jammie

    jammie Power Member

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    because wordpress uses XML for parsing etc. and "&" is an illegal character.

    Simple solution; write it as "&" and it should be fine.