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How to encode URL content in Java?


URLEncoder is a utility class for HTML form encoding. This class contains static methods for converting a String to the application/x-www-form-urlencoded MIME format. Below example shows how to encode URL content in java. This class is very useful to encode query string values.

package com.myjava.url;


public class MyUrlEncode {

    public static void main(String a[]){
        try {
            System.out.println(URLEncoder.encode("String with spaces", "UTF-8"));
            System.out.println(URLEncoder.encode("special chars: &%*", "UTF-8"));
        } catch (UnsupportedEncodingException ex) {

Example Output


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