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Global function URI encoding.


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

 ; , / ? : @ & = + $ #


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


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";

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