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JavaScript encodeURIComponent() Function

Function Reference JavaScript Global Functions

Example

Encode a URI:

var uri = "http://w3schools.com/my test.asp?name=ståle&car=saab";
var res = encodeURIComponent(uri);

The result of res will be:

http%3A%2F%2Fw3schools.com%2Fmy%20test.asp%3Fname%3Dst%C3%A5le%26car%3Dsaab

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Definition and Usage

The encodeURIComponent() function encodes a URI component.

This function encodes special characters. In addition, it encodes the following characters: , / ? : @ & = + $ #

Tip: Use the decodeURIComponent() function to decode an encoded URI component.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The encodeURIComponent() function is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

encodeURIComponent(uri)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
uri Required. The URI to be encoded

Return Value

Type Description
String The encoded URI


Function Reference JavaScript Global Functions

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