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decodeURI() global function

Global function URI decoding.

Description

Decodes any special characters of an encoded uri.

Syntax


Signature Description
decodeURI(encodedUri)Decodes any special characters of an encoded uri.

Parameters


Parameter Description
encodedUriThe uri to decode.

Below is an example of using the decodeURI() global function.


// Encode and then decode a uri 
var uri="a spurious name.com?firstname=barney&surname=magrew";
alert(encodeURI(uri));
alert(decodeURI(uri));  

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