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Twitter Status URL’s and Ampersands

 - by Alexandru Petrescu

Recently I’ve had to do a bit of integration with Twitter on a site I was working on.  In order to allow people to easily post links to Twitter, I created specially formed URL’s to pass a message and link to Twitter.

Making the URL is simple, it looks something like this:

http://www.twitter.com/home?status=Your+Message+http://mylink.com

However, if you add an Ampersand (&) to the message it breaks the URL, like so:

http://www.twitter.com/home?status=Your+Message+&+something+http://mylink.com

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