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URL Encoder

Public lib for encoding text and URLs into valid ASCII charset for web-browsing

Basically: España -> Espa%C3%B1a

and also with URLs: http://google.es/search?q=España la vieja -> http://google.es/search?q=Espa%C3%B1a%20la%20vieja

Installation

  • You can use pip install URLEncoder for easy installation
  • Although, you can download this git and run setup.py with python setup.py install

Go to the PyPi page: URLEncoder on PyPi

Usage

When you have downloaded this library, for using it the easiest way is:

import urlencode as ude

input_text = "WHAT_YOU_WANT_TO_ENCODE"
# You have to complete the filed 'text' with a simple text (for example: España) or with
# an URL (http://google.com/search?q=España suiza)

results = ude.urlencoder(text=input_text)

# The function returns a tuple, being the first value the encoded string and the second one, 
# info about web-page (if it is going to work, etc)

encoded_str = results[0]
info = results[1]

print("Encoded:", encoded_str, "\n\nINFO:", info)

# If text was: input_text = "España"
# encoded_str --> Espa%C3%B1a
# info --> Your word "España" was translated into "UTF-8 encoding for ASCII-URLs" correctly

# If text was: input_text = "http://google.com/search?q=España suiza"
# encoded_str --> http://google.com/search?q=Espa%C3%B1a%20suiza
# info --> Web-page is responding correctly.
#          It seems that it has a valid protocol for translating the UTF-8 corresponding ASCII-characters into a valid
#          URL-ASCII typography. You probably will not have problems when accessing to it

Nowadays, URLEncoder can transform every single text to a compatible URL with ASCII values. It also has a checker in order to know if the obtained URL is going to work as the original URL

¿Is public?

Of course, this took me a bit of my time 😉 but you can completely use it for free as well as all the main program such as the dictionary of special characters.

The only requirement is to mention me and include a particular message in all distributions (for more information, check License in the following lines)

License

URLEncoder -- Public lib for encoding text and URLs into valid ASCII charset for web-browsing - Copyright (C) 2017 Javinator9889

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

For contacting, go to "https://github.com/Javinator9889/URLEncoder/issues" and type your message. Also you can go to my GitHub profile and send me direct message.

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