What is URL Encoding?
URL Encoding is a way of ensuring text can be safely used in a URL or URI.
The process of ‘URL encoding’ involves replacing certain characters (such as spaces and ampersands) with a particular ‘escape sequence’ of characters that usually start with a ‘%’ character.
Wikipedia has a good expalanation of how some characters should be represented in URLs and URIs.
Load the data to URL–encode from a file, then press the ‘Encode’ button:
Alternatively, type or paste in the text you want to URL–encode, then press the ‘Encode’ button.