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URL Escape Codes

When encoding a URL, a character may not be available on the keyboard. Other times, the character of a URL might not be usable in contexts where it may conflict with a reserved character. In either case, the character can be encoded with a % followed by its ASCII hexadecimal equivalent code.
Character Escape Code
SPACE %20
< %3C
> %3E
# %23
% %25
{ %7B
} %7D
| %7C
\ %5C
^ %5E
~ %7E
Character Escape Code
[ %5B
] %5D
` %60
; %3B
/ %2F
? %3F
: %3A
@ %40
= %3D
& %26
$ %24

For example: http://www.rpi.edu/%7Edecemj/ is the same as http://www.rpi.edu/~decemj/

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