Forum: Ruby on Rails Url encode

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Baf018e2cc4616e4776d323215c7136c?d=identicon&s=25 Alex (Guest)
on 2006-03-20 20:08
Can someone tell me how to encode a string to a url in Rails.
I've got basic code as below, but it only adds dashes in place of spaces
and doesn't escape html.
@page.url =[ ]/, '-')
573b9499030e1ccb867ef80f0ff1ac49?d=identicon&s=25 Justin Bailey (Guest)
on 2006-03-20 20:23
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@page.url = CGI::escape(

Will do URL encoding for you. To decode, use CGI::unescape().

More info is available by checking out the CGI class on the ruby-docs
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