A question. Is there any difference that any of you know of in using %5B%5D vs [] in a URL for params?

Current: https://www.example.se?location_ids%5B%5D=123&location_ids%5B%5D=234


Other: https://www.example.se?location_ids[]=123&location_ids[]=234

Percent-encoding is a mechanism to encode 8-bit characters that have specific meaning in the context of URLs. It is sometimes called URL encoding. The encoding consists of substitution: A ‘%’ followed by the hexadecimal representation of the ASCII value of the replace character.

Source - I have found this but it doesn’t make me understand why percent encoding is better.



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