Inlining Images & Fonts in CSS

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Inlining Images & Fonts in CSS

A simple technique to improve the performance of web applications is to reduce the number of HTTP requests inlining small files as base64 encoded URLs in the generated CSS files.

You can enable this in webpack.config.js for images, fonts or both:

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// webpack.config.js
// ...

Encore
    // ...
    .configureImageRule({
        // tell Webpack it should consider inlining
        type: 'asset',
        //maxSize: 4 * 1024, // 4 kb - the default is 8kb
    })

    .configureFontRule({
        type: 'asset',
        //maxSize: 4 * 1024
    })
;

This leverages Webpack Asset Modules. You can read more about this and the configuration there.

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