What is Online URL Encoder/Decoder?

URL Encoder/Decoder is a free online tool for URL encoding and decoding. When you want to escape certain reserved characters in URLs with escape sequences with 1,2 or 3 character lengths, you should encode them. In URL encode, characters like /, ?, +, =, space and comma are converted into character codes. Characters that does not convert are: [A-Za-z] [0-9] - _ . ! ~ * ' ( ). All characters other than that are converted. Here is a table that shows convertion of some characters.

How characters encoded and decoded in URL
How characters encoded and decoded in URL

As seen in the table, characters converted into character codes in URLs for escaping. Some characters have semantic importance in URL's such as #, ?, and &. For example, # is used for navigation, ? and & are used for queries. So, if you have a query parameter like '...?search=xxxxx' includes these characters in the xxxxx part in your URL, these has to be escaped to prevent conflicts.

Raw URL: https://google.com

Encoded: https%3A%2F%2Fgoogle.com

How to use Online URL Encoder/Decoder?

You can encode and decode URL by following these steps.

  1. Enter the URL you want to encode or decode.
  2. Click the buttons "Encode" or "Decode" according to your input.
  3. You can copy the encoded or decoded URL by manually or by using the "Copy" button. If you want to reset all inputs and outputs and start from scratch, use "Reset" button.