URL Decode Online

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URL Decode online tool works by taking URL Encoded string and converting it into a regular URL string by decoding special characters. The normal URL can be encoded by using the PHP url_encode function or can be encoded via javascript, or by using our Online URL Encode function. The encoded URL contains only those characters which can be easily passed via query string in order to avoid confusing browser in query string data and URL.

Enter a URL in the above text box to Encode or Decode a URL. Decoding and encoding can be performed multiple times on a URL or string. It can also encode or decode a regular string also.
URL is an acronym of Uniform Resource Locator and URL Encoding, and Decoding is a process of

  • Convert the character string into a sequence of bytes using the UTF-8 encoding
  • Convert each byte that is not an ASCII letter or digit to %HH, where HH is the hexadecimal value of the byte