The URLEncode and URLDecode Page

This web page encodes or decodes a string using URL Encoding. URL Encoding is used when placing text in a query string to avoid it being confused with the URL itself. It is normally used when the browser sends form data to a web server.

URL Encoding replaces “unsafe” characters with ‘%’ followed by their hex equivalent. Characters which need not be escaped are defined in RFC3986 (which replaced RFC2396). They are the 7-bit ASCII alphanumerics and the characters “-._~”. Unicode characters and 8-bit ASCII characters are normally first encoded using UTF-8, as defined in RFC2279.

Plain:
Encoded:
(Requires JavaScript to be Enabled)

Other pages you may find of interest on this site:

Need Better Web Hosting?


We can only make pages like this available because we have reliable, reasonably-priced, web hosting services.

If you are looking for better hosting, can we suggest you check out the company we use, HostGator?

They are suitable if you need to host multiple websites, need to host client websites, or have more than very basic requirements.
(Tip: set up a reseller account — it's cheaper). Using the HostGator coupon code XYZZYXYZZY may get you an extra discount.

For even more flexibility, Digital Ocean provides highly recommended and very low cost virtual private servers.

Note: the above are affiliate links to the companies we use.


© Albion Research Ltd. 2015