HttpUtility.UrlEncode Method (String)
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)
'Declaration Public Shared Function UrlEncode ( _ str As String _ ) As String 'Usage Dim str As String Dim returnValue As String returnValue = HttpUtility.UrlEncode(str)
The text to encode.
Return ValueAn encoded string.
If characters such as blanks and punctuation are passed in an HTTP stream, they might be misinterpreted at the receiving end. URL encoding converts characters that are not allowed in a URL into character-entity equivalents; URL decoding reverses the encoding. For example, when embedded in a block of text to be transmitted in a URL, the characters < and > are encoded as %3c and %3e.