decodeURIComponent Function (JavaScript)

Returns the unencoded version of an encoded component of a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI).

decodeURIComponent(encodedURIString)

The required encodedURIString argument is a value representing an encoded URI component.

A URIComponent is part of a complete URI.

If the encodedURIString is not valid, a URIError occurs.

Applies To: Global Object (JavaScript)

Supported in the following document modes: Quirks, Internet Explorer 6 standards, Internet Explorer 7 standards, Internet Explorer 8 standards, Internet Explorer 9 standards. See Version Information.

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