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encodeURI() global function

Global function URI encoding.

Description

Encodes the special characters of a passed uri except the following:


 ; , / ? : @ & = + $ #
  

Syntax


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

Parameters


Parameter Description
uriThe uri to encode.

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


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

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