Let’s see what happens when I used a Data URI (Uniform Resource Identifier scheme) as an image.
The data URI scheme, formalized in rfc 2397, allows developers to include image data inline in HTML or in CSS. Because the image data is included in the HTML or CSS directly, no HTTP request is needed to materialize the image when you use the data URI scheme
So the following images are based on data URI code:
Here is another one:
Next we’ll measure performance on this page.