Decode a URL-encoded query string into a query object. A query string is everything after the ? in a URL. Certain special characters, like space, :, ?, /, etc., need to be encoded because they have special meaning in the URL itself. For more details see this Wikipedia article.

For example, in this URL: the query string is the part starting with “name”, and this function would convert it to this object:

  "name": "John Doe",
  "region": "North America"

Once in this object form, it is much easier to extract particular query parameters using Get or Get Multiple.

This function is the inverse of Encode Query.  

Input Fields

  • query (text): the query string

Output Fields

  • output (object): the query object