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How to encode/decode base64 with JS

konyu profile image @kon_yu ・1 min read

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Chrome ver. 79.0
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Encoding to base64 is done with the btoa command

btoa("This is a test.")
> "VGhpcyBpcyBhIHRlc3Qu"

To decode a base64 encoded string, use the atob command

atob("VGhpcyBpcyBhIHRlc3Qu")
> "This is a test."

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