Server.HTMLEncode

The HTMLEncode method applies HTML encoding to a specified string. This is useful as a quick method of encoding form data and other client request data before using it in your Web application. Encoding data converts potentially unsafe characters to their HTML-encoded equivilent.

Syntax

Server.HTMLEncode(string)

Parameters
string
Specifies the string to encode.
Example

The following script:

<%= Server.HTMLEncode("The paragraph tag: <P>") %> 

Produces the following output:

The paragraph tag: &lt;P&gt;

The preceding output will be displayed by a Web browser as:

The paragraph tag: <P>

If you view source, or open the page as a text file, you will be able to see the encoded HTML.

Applies To

Server Object

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