[Code Example] urldecode using bash script with live demo


In this article we will provide you the bash script code to urldecode. This code can decode the percent encoded string like decodeURIComponent() function in javascript.

Code Example –


decodeURIComponent() {
    : "${1//+/ }"
    printf '%b\n' "${_//%/\\x}"

decodeURIComponent "https%3A%2F%2Fakashmittal.com%2Fcode-example-urlencode-using-bash-script-with-live-demo%2F"

# Output:
# https://akashmittal.com/code-example-urlencode-using-bash-script-with-live-demo/

Not only urls, this code can decode any kind of percent encoded string.

Inspired from Dylan Araps

Live Demo

Demo might not work in private window (incognito)

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