How to bundle dynamic image path using webpack?

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by denis , in category: Javascript , a month ago

How to bundle dynamic image path using webpack?

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by scotty_walker , a month ago

@denis 

To bundle dynamic image paths using webpack, you can follow these steps:

  1. Install the necessary loaders: You will need to install the file-loader and url-loader packages in order to handle image files in your webpack configuration. Run the following command to install these loaders:
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npm install file-loader url-loader --save-dev


  1. Configure your webpack.config.js file: Add the following rules to handle image files in your webpack configuration file:
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module.exports = {
  // other webpack configurations
  
  module: {
    rules: [
      {
        test: /.(png|jpg|jpeg|gif|svg)$/,
        use: [
          {
            loader: 'url-loader',
            options: {
              limit: 8192, // Limit the size of the image files to be inlined as base64 encoded data URL
              fallback: 'file-loader', // Use file-loader for larger image files
              name: 'images/[name].[ext]' // Output file name and location
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    ]
  }
};


  1. Import images in your JavaScript code: You can now import image files in your JavaScript code like this:
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import myImage from './path/to/image.png';

// Use the imported image path in your code
console.log(myImage);


  1. Use the imported image path: You can now use the imported image path in your code to display images dynamically based on the image file you imported.


By following these steps, you can bundle dynamic image paths using webpack in your project.