ENCODEURL function

This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the ENCODEURL function (function: A prewritten formula that takes a value or values, performs an operation, and returns a value or values. Use functions to simplify and shorten formulas on a worksheet, especially those that perform lengthy or complex calculations.) in Microsoft Excel.

 Note    The ENCODEURL function is not available in Excel Online.


Returns a URL-encoded string.



The ENCODEURL function syntax has the following arguments.

  • Text    A string to be URL encoded.


The workbook below shows examples of this function. Inspect them, change existing formulas, or enter your own formulas to learn how the function works.

To work more in-depth with the example data in Excel, download the embedded workbook to your computer, and then open it in Excel.

Applies to:
Excel 2013, Excel Online