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Invalid URL

A URL in your data feed is badly formed or contains invalid characters. There are several common reasons why you might receive this error:

  • Your URLs contain spaces or symbols 
    Our system won't be able to process URLs containing spaces or certain symbols. Please replace any spaces with the appropriate URL encoded entities. For example, you should use:

    For spaces:
    http://www.example.com/space%20here.html

    For symbols such as "&":
    http://www.example.com/and%26here.html
     
  • Your URLs contain backslashes
    Our system won't be able to process URLs containing backslashes (\). Please make sure your URLs only contain forward slashes (/).
  • Your feed contains relative URLs
    Please make sure your URLs begin with "http://" and include your domain name. We're unable to process feeds that only contain relative URLs. For example, you should use:

    http://www.example.com/main.html

    You shouldn't use any of the following forms:

    /main.html
    www.example.com/main.html
    http:www.example.com/main.html
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