CSS background image data: base64?

What the heck is all that Gobbledygook in the CSS? So you have noticed that bit of css that says something like this in the CSS source-code and you have no idea what it could be? url(“data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlfMAMEAIABAKysrObm5iH5BAEAAAEALAAAAAAwAwQAAAJOhI+py30Bo5y02ouz3rz7D4biSJbmiabqyrbuC8fyTKPOjedHzff+DwwKh8Si8YhMKku6pvOxjEqn1Kr1is1qt7ynV8cNi8fksvmMTiMLAD4=”) no-repeat scroll 50% 0 transparent It is a technique called Data URLs and Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago