Converting reserved characters in URLs


You are looking to convert the 'equals' character ('=') into a forward slash ('/') in an URL address and would like to know how to do it.


In HTML forms, the character = is used to separate a name from a value while the forward slash / is used to distinguish between directories. Both are reserved characters with a special meaning in URLs, thus this conversion is not recommended as it will affect the functionality of the URL.

Note: in case a URI scheme requires the use of a reserved character for an alternative purpose, it is possible to use percent-encoding.



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