Codeigniter 4 Generate PDF using Mpdf

/ By Arjun / Published on April 19, 2021

In this CodeIgniter 4 tutorial, we gonna convert HTML to pdf in CodeIgniter using Mpdf.

Below are the steps to generate PDF in the CodeIgniter 4 application with the mPDF library:

Step 1: Generate your CodeIgniter application using composer.

Step 2: Test the application, change the directory to the project folder, and start the development server using spark.

Now you should be able to access the application at http://localhost:8080/

Step 3: Now install the mPDF library using composer, as shown below.

Step 4: Create a view file called app\Views\html_to_pdf.php in your view folder with the below sample HTML.

Step 5: Let’s use the mPDF library inside your controller and convert the previous view file into a PDF file.

Step 6: Start and test the application

Run the following command to start the application:

Enter the following URL in the browser to convert the HTML into PDF in Codeigniter 4 application:

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4 months ago

u have safe my life man, thank u

4 months ago

Hi Arjun, Can I protect existing pdf while uploading using mpdf?

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