URLEncodedFormat

Generates an URL-encoded string.

For example, it replaces spaces with %20, and non-alphanumeric characters with equivalent hexadecimal escape sequences. Passes arbitrary strings within a URL.

URLEncodedFormat( string [, charset [, force ] ] )

Returns: String

Argument Description Default
string
string, required

A string or a variable that contains one

charset
string, optional

The character encoding in which the string is encoded.

utf-8

force
boolean, optional

true

Examples

url_string = "https://dev.lucee.org/t/welcome-to-lucee-dev/2064";
dump(URLEncodedFormat(url_string)); // https%3A%2F%2Fdev%2Elucee%2Eorg%2Ft%2Fwelcome%2Dto%2Dlucee%2Ddev%2F2064

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