Adding numbers in a web link

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I'm working on a profile and wanted to link to the house on Google Maps. So I grab the shortened link and type out the [ [ insert web link here | street address goes here ] ] .
My issue is that if I begin the street address with a number, like 608 S Whatever, the '608' disappears when displayed as a link.
Does anyone have a suggestion on what I'm doing wrong or how I can just make this work besides moving the link to different words in the sentence?

Thanks so much!
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in WikiTree Help by Patricia Ferdig G2G6 Mach 3 (34.1k points)
You appear to be using the internal link format for an external link.

Delete the "pipe" and leave a space between the URL and the text you want to display. I think that will fix the problem.
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+1 vote
It looks like you found your error. It works now.
by Richard Devlin G2G6 Pilot (410k points)

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