[pmwiki-users] New recipe: FixURL encodes special characters in link addresses

Carles Escrig Royo esroyo at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 04:58:27 CDT 2011

Hello. It's a nice helping feature for novel authors.
Shouldn't this be part of the core? Imho, this authors will never be
able to find out how and which codes they should use for those


On 11/1/11, Petko Yotov <5ko at 5ko.fr> wrote:
> Hello. FixURL provides a [%2] button in the edit toolbar to encode special
> characters like parentheses and quotes in link addresses, and avoid
> incorrect
> interpretation by PmWiki:
>   http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/FixURL
> While editing the page, select a URL address containing special characters
> and
> press the [%2] button. This will encode the special characters.
> For example, select the address which is not correctly handled by PmWiki:
>   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki (disambiguation)
> press the button, and the address changes to:
>   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki%20%28disambiguation%29
> The second address works both in PmWiki and in all browsers and points to
> the
> same external page.
> Petko
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Carles Escrig i Royo ~ simkin

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