To apply the
crossOrigin attribute to the
<canvas> element and
setAttribute() method. This is useful when you want to load images from external domains that require CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) support.
<!-- HTML --> <img id="image" src="https://example.com/image.jpg" alt="Image">
<!-- HTML --> <canvas id="myCanvas" width="400" height="200"></canvas>
By setting the
crossOrigin attribute to
'anonymous', you indicate that you want to use anonymous CORS requests to load the image. This allows the image to be used on a canvas without tainting it, meaning you can freely manipulate the canvas and extract image data without running into security issues.
Please note that the
crossOrigin attribute works only for images loaded from different domains, and the server hosting the image must be configured to support CORS. If the server doesn't include the proper CORS headers in its response, setting
'anonymous' won't work, and you may encounter CORS-related issues.
Also, remember to apply the
crossOrigin attribute before loading the image or canvas content to ensure it takes effect properly.