This is a companion to my previous post about inline HTML styles. If you want to put your images inline in your HTML, GNU coreutils provides the
Here’s me running it in Vim command mode, sending the output right to my current line:
:.! base64 -w 0 public/images/bg.gif
-w 0 disables line wrapping, which I don’t want for inline images. Prefix this string with
"data:image/<MIME TYPE>;base64," and you’re good to go.