urlize

Convert strings to be used as urls

urlize

An urlize module for Node.js. Turns a string into a string that can be used more easily as an URL.

  1. Turns everything into lowercase
  • Removes accents: äöå -> aoa
  • Removes other characters than (i.e. keeps the following characters): a-z 0-9 . _ - ( ) /
  • Trims the string

##usage

npm install git://github.com/ile/urlize.git

var urlize = require('urlize').urlize;

urlize(" ääliö älä lyö, ööliä läikkyy.HTML");
// aalio-ala-lyo-oolia-laikkyy.html

##drawbacks

Doesn't handle many foreign characters. Handles some.