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encodeURIComponent() global function

Global function URI encoding.


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

 ; , / ? : @ & = + $ #


Signature Description
encodeURIComponent(uri)Encodes the special characters of a passed uri.


Parameter Description
uriThe uri to encode.

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

// Encode a uri 
var uri="a spurious";

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