There are illegal characters in the field.

Notice! This page describes the nature of the error using a hypothetical example and not the erroneous data of the input test file. You should however be able to apply this information to your error case.

Error message description:

There are illegal characters in the field. For example '&', '<' or '>' Try removing illegal characters or encoding them correctly, for example:

& = &amp;
< = &lt;
> = &gt;

Read more from XML specification: http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-c14n#ProcessingModel

Or from here: http://www.w3schools.com/xml/xml_syntax.asp (search the heade "Entity References")




The ampersand character in here is not allowed to be given in the XML but it should be given as entity &amp;

Error message given by validator:
"xmlParseEntityRef: no name"