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 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 able to access the application at
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 below sample HTML.
Step 5: Let’s use mPDF library inside in your controller and convert previous view file into 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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