HttpUtility.JavaScriptStringEncode Method

.NET Framework (current version)

Encodes a string.

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

This method encodes strings. For instance, single quotation marks and double quotation marks are included as \' and \" in the encoded string.

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

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