URLEncode

URLEncode["string"]

converts "string" into a URL-style, percent-encoded ASCII string.

Details and Options

  • The string in URLEncode can include any Unicode characters.
  • Any non-ASCII or reserved character is represented by its hexadecimal character code with a % prepended.
  • URLEncode has option CharacterEncoding, which specifies the character encoding to be used to generate character codes. The default setting is "UTF-8".
  • The first argument of URLEncode can be a string, a number, or the following special forms:
  • None,Null,Missing""
    True"true"
    False"false"
    URL["url"],CloudObject["url"]the encode form of "url"

Examples

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Basic Examples  (4)

Encode string with percent encoding using specified encoding:

URLEncode threads over lists:

None or Missing is transformed into an empty string:

Integers and machine-precision numbers are converted into strings:

URL or CloudObject can be used:

Options  (1)

CharacterEncoding  (1)

Encode string with percent encoding using specified encoding:

Introduced in 2014
 (10.0)
 |
Updated in 2016
 (11.0)