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Add Watermark on Images using PHP

One of the most common approaches to brand/protect images is watermarking. Here I would like to show you how to use PHP to add a watermark to images. PHP uses its GD library to write text on images using true type fonts.

To add a watermark, you need an image and any font with extension ttf. For example, I will use “arail.ttf” in my tutorial. Image type can be jpg / jpeg, png, gif, wbmp.

Function to Watermark

Below function will add watermark on images and this function accepts two parameters images path and watermark text.

How to use

As I mentioned above, this function accepts two parameters; image path, and watermark text.

By Arjun

I am Arjun from Hyderabad (India). I have been working as a software engineer from the last 7+ years, and it is my passion to learn new things and implement them as a practice. Aside from work, I like gardening and spending time with pets.

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