(PHP 4, PHP 5)
base64_encode — Encodes data with MIME base64
Encodes the given
data with base64.
This encoding is designed to make binary data survive transport through transport layers that are not 8-bit clean, such as mail bodies.
Base64-encoded data takes about 33% more space than the original data.
The data to encode.
The encoded data, as a string or
FALSE on failure.
Example #1 base64_encode() example
$str = 'This is an encoded string';
The above example will output: