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FAQ - Turning an image into Data URI code

Dakota_GreenDakota_Green Member Advanced IT Monkey ✭✭✭
edited July 2016 in FAQs
Hello Community!

One of the easier ways to cut down on the amount of bandwidth on your site over time is to change out your images and convert them over to Data URI.

Instead of having a bunch of images hosted on a site or via IIS, you can insert data:image/png;base64 code into a Knowledgebase, or even your company web site. This furthermore cuts down on space used on your site if you want to be conservative with what is being hosted. Furthermore, it is fully supported on the latest versions Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Windows Edge, and Firefox, both desktop and mobile.

For an easy to use online converter, here are a couple of sites that will help in your conversion:


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    Joe_BurrowsJoe_Burrows Cireson Devops Super IT Monkey ✭✭✭✭✭
    Im a big fan of the OneNote Snipping Tool as this does the conversion to base64 automatically so makes it a quick snip and paste onto a KB  B)
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