I have found that programs on TVNZ with an & ampersand in the title cannot be chosen as nothing happens.

Ampersand is a special character in HTML and this will be what the problem is caused by. 

In HTML, the ampersand character (“&”) declares the beginning of an entity reference (a special character). If you want one to appear in text on a web page you should use the encoded named entity “ & ”

Could this be fixed by searching for programs with " & " and replace the 3 characters with “ & ”

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Hi Steve

To understand, are you searching on the TVNZ App or Freeview Ondemand app? 

Thanks

Josh



Josh @ Freeview said:

Hi Steve

To understand, are you searching on the TVNZ App or Freeview Ondemand app? 

Thanks

Josh

Programs with & in them do not work as & is a special character in HTML so the TV channels change the links to reflect this, but you do not have the changed link address on Freeview. The links work on say the TVNZ website as they have the changed link address.

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