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when I try to validate my html using the w3c validator and I get this error.
Line 7, Column 142: Bad value http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One|Open+Sans:400italic,700italic,400,700,800 for attribute href on element link: Illegal character in query: not a URL code point.
For this part I copied the tutorial exactly the same as Nicks, but still get this error
I would be grateful if someone could help me solve this problem. Thanks
Hi Rohan, you only need to replace the pipe symbol
%7C. Below is a version of the code with the pipe character encoded so it should validate just fine.
<link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One%7COpen+Sans:400italic,700italic,400,700,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
Anthony Pannell734 Points
Don't worry, you're not the only one, I just had the same issue. My guess is that W3C have updated their validation since the video was created. Loads of other users have posted to the forum about this issue, here's a link to one that looks like it has explained the issue.
Basically the 'error' is trivial as your code matches Nick's and your site and specifically your fonts work fine.
Hope this helps
Inputting %7C where | was fixed the problem. Thanks for the help guys!