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HttpUtility.UrlPathEncode Method

Encodes the path portion of a URL string for reliable HTTP transmission from the Web server to a client.

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

public static string UrlPathEncode(
	string str
)

Parameters

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

Return Value

Type: System.String
The URL-encoded text.

You can encode a URL using with the UrlEncode() method or the UrlPathEncode() method. However, the methods return different results. The UrlEncode() method converts each space character to a plus character (+). The UrlPathEncode() method converts each space character into the string "%20", which represents a space in hexadecimal notation. Use the UrlPathEncode() method when you encode the path portion of a URL in order to guarantee a consistent decoded URL, regardless of which platform or browser performs the decoding.

.NET Framework

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

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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