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HttpServerUtility.UrlPathEncode Method

URL-encodes the path section of a URL string and returns the encoded string.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public string UrlPathEncode(
	string s
)

Parameters

s
Type: System.String
The text to URL-encode.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The URL encoded text.

URL encoding ensures that all browsers will correctly transmit text in URL strings. Characters such as a question mark (?), ampersand (&), slash mark (/), and spaces might be truncated or corrupted by some browsers. As a result, these characters must be encoded in <a> tags or in query strings where the strings can be re-sent by a browser in a request string.

UrlPathEncode is a convenient way to access the HttpUtility.UrlPathEncode method at run time from an ASP.NET application. Internally, UrlPathEncode uses HttpUtility.UrlPathEncode to encode strings.

The following example URL-encodes a string and then sends it to a browser client. In this example, the string MyURL is encoded as "http%3a%2f%2fwww.contoso.com%2farticles.aspx?title = ASP.NET Examples".


String MyURL;
MyURL = "http://www.contoso.com/articles.aspx?title = ASP.NET Examples";

Response.Write( "<A HREF = " + Server.UrlPathEncode(MyURL) +  "> ASP.NET Examples <br>" );
   


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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