Url Encode

echo "$url" | perl -MURI::Escape -ne 'chomp;print uri_escape($_),"\n"'
Converts reserved characters in a URI to their percent encoded counterparts. Alternate python version: echo "$url" | python -c 'import sys,urllib;print urllib.quote(sys.stdin.read().strip())'
Sample Output
$ echo "this & that" | perl -MURI::Escape -ne 'chomp;print uri_escape($_),"\n"'

$ echo "this & that" | python -c 'import sys,urllib;print urllib.quote(sys.stdin.read().strip())'

2010-02-13 00:44:48

5 Alternatives + Submit Alt

  • 2
    echo "$@" | sed 's/ /%20/g;s/!/%21/g;s/"/%22/g;s/#/%23/g;s/\$/%24/g;s/\&/%26/g;s/'\''/%27/g;s/(/%28/g;s/)/%29/g;s/:/%3A/g'
    matthewbauer · 2010-02-12 23:59:55 3
  • Returns URL Encoded string from input ($1).

    $ php -r "echo urlencode('$1');"
    Kataklysmos · 2012-01-07 19:35:33 1
  • This one uses hex conversion to do the converting and is in shell/sed only (should probably still use the python/perl version).

    uri_escape(){ echo -E "$@" | sed 's/\\/\\\\/g;s/./&\n/g' | while read -r i; do echo $i | grep -q '[a-zA-Z0-9/.:?&=]' && echo -n "$i" || printf %%%x \'"$i" done }
    infinull · 2010-02-13 01:39:51 3
  • It only encodes non-Basic-ASCII chars, as they are the only ones not well readed by UTF-8 and ISO-8859-1 (latin-1). It converts all * C3 X (some latin symbols like ASCII-extended ones) and * C2 X (some punctuation symbols like inverted exclamation) ...UTF-8 double byte symbols to escaped form that every parser understands to form the URLs. I didn't encode spaces and the rest of basic punctuation, but supposedly, space and others are coded as \x20, for example, in UTF-8, latin-1 and Windows-cp1252.... so its read perfectly. Please feel free to correct, the application to which I designe that function works as expected with my assumption. Note: I specify a w=999, I didn't find a flag to put unlimited value. I just suppose very improbable surpass the de-facto 255 (* 3 byte max) = 765 bytes length of URL Show Sample Output

    od -An -w999 -t xC <<< "$1" | sed 's/[ ]\?\(c[23]\) \(..\)/%\1%\2/g;s/ /\\\\\x/g' | xargs echo -ne
    nightswimming · 2010-05-31 16:35:52 0
  • Similar to the perl version. Show Sample Output

    ruby -nr 'uri' -e 'puts URI.escape $_.chomp'
    sagittarian · 2015-04-18 06:53:39 0

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