Base64 Encoding for Images
Base64 is an encoding format that represent binary data.Now a days lot of website use binary encryption scheme to secure their image link from user. Google,Facebook etc using this method to encrypt their image link.
use following code:
<?php $img_src = "sample-image.png"; // add image link $imgbinary = fread(fopen($img_src, "r"), filesize($img_src)); $img_str = base64_encode($imgbinary); //image encoding echo '<img src="data:image/jpg;base64,'.$img_str.'" />'; ?>
This is all about the Image ENCODING using Base64. This technique helps you to secure images in you websites.