External hyperlink issue

HI -I’m brand new here thanks for having me.

So I have a menu with dynamic text that reads variables from a txt file working fine…
EXCEPT when my hyperlink is trying to pass some kind of argument,
such as a link to a google map for example.
in other words …

[COLOR=“Sienna”]this works:[/COLOR]

[COLOR=“Sienna”]this doesn’t:[/COLOR]

any help, suggestions further knowledge on the subject will make me and my client very happy. thanks.