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decodeURIComponent() global function

Global function URI component decoding.

Description

Decodes any special characters of an encoded uri including components.

Syntax


Signature Description
decodeURIComponent(encodedUriComponent)Decodes any special characters of an encoded uri including components.

Parameters


Parameter Description
encodedUriComponentThe uri component to decode.

Below is an example of using the decodeURIComponent() function.


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

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