(PHP 3, PHP 4, PHP 5)

rawurldecode -- Decode URL-encoded strings


string rawurldecode ( string str )

Returns a string in which the sequences with percent (%) signs followed by two hex digits have been replaced with literal characters.

Example 1. rawurldecode() example


echo rawurldecode('foo%20bar%40baz'); // foo bar@baz


Note: rawurldecode() does not decode plus symbols ('+') into spaces. urldecode() does.

See also rawurlencode(), urldecode() and urlencode().