urlencode

WMMEGA FW >= 2.1179

URL-encode a string

Description

string urlencode ( string $data )

This function is convenient when encoding a string to be used in a query part of a URL, as a convenient way to pass variables to the next page.

Parameter

$data: String to be encoded

Return Values

String with certain characters encoded. Returns a string in which all non-alphanumeric characters except -_. have been replaced with a percent (%) sign followed by two hex digits and spaces encoded as plus (+) signs. It is encoded the same way that the posted data from a WWW form is encoded, that is the same way as in application/x-www-form-urlencoded media type.

Examples

<?
  $data="#G(2BH)"
  $send=urlencode($data);
  print($send); //  %23G%282BH%29
?>

See Also

urldecode() - Decode a string

htmlspecialchars() - Format special characters