url_encode function

Translates a string into application/x-www-form-urlencoded format.

Since: Databricks Runtime 11.2

Syntax

url_encode(str)

Arguments

  • str: A STRING expression to encode.

Returns

A STRING compliant with application/x-www-form-urlencoded (www.w3.org) format:

Examples

> SELECT url_encode('http://spark.apache.org/path?query=1');
 http%3A%2F%2Fspark.apache.org%2Fpath%3Fquery%3D1

> SELECT url_decode('http%3A%2F%2Fspark.apache.org%2Fpath%3Fquery%3D1');
 http://spark.apache.org/path?query=1

> SELECT url_decode('http%3A%2F%2spark.apache.org');
 Error: Illegal argument

> SELECT parse_url('http://spark.apache.org/path?query=1', 'QUERY', 'query');
 1

> SELECT parse_url(url_decode('http%3A%2F%2Fspark.apache.org%2Fpath%3Fquery%3D1'), 'HOST');
 1