Problem Summary. Most programs, such as the Apple Mail software, don’t recognize a website URL address link that contains a hash mark. For this reason, it is necessary to truncate the address and remove the hash pound number sign symbol.

Problem Solution. Below is an example of how to work around this problem.

The website Grooveshark provides the following address to the Beatles song Blackbird:

Most software and automated link generation systems will ignore the # symbol and everything after it. Instead, try this address:

Both result in the same destination.