andrewgjohnson/imagettftextblur

imagettftextblur is a drop in replacement for imagettftext with added parameters to add blur, glow and shadow effects to your PHP GD images

v1.2.16 2018-12-01 18:24 UTC

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Description

imagettftextblur is a drop in replacement for imagettftext with added parameters to add blur, glow and shadow effects to your PHP GD images.

Usage

With Composer

This project offers support for the Composer dependency manager. You can find the imagettftextblur package online on packagist.org.

Install using Composer

Either run this command:

composer require andrewgjohnson/imagettftextblur

or add this to the require section of your composer.json file:

"andrewgjohnson/imagettftextblur": "1.*"

Without Composer

To use without Composer add an include to the imagettftextblur.php source file.

include_once 'source/imagettftextblur.php';

Examples

// standard method to add text to a GD image
imagettftext($im, 20, 0, 0, 0, $color, $font, $string);

// this will work the exact same as the line above
imagettftextblur($im, 20, 0, 0, 0, $color, $font, $string);

// method to add blurred text to a GD image
imagettftextblur($im, 20, 0, 0, 0, $color, $font, $string, 1);

There are other examples included in the GitHub repository and on imagettftextblur.org.

Help Requests

Please post any questions on stackoverflow.com if you need help.

If you discover a bug please enter an issue on GitHub. When submitting an issue please use our issue template.

Contributing

Please read our contributing guidelines if you want to contribute.

Acknowledgements

This project was started by Andrew G. Johnson (@andrewgjohnson).

Full list of contributors:

Our issue template & pull request template come via the stevemao/github-issue-templates project. The mountains photo comes via Gabriel Garcia Marengo.

Changelog

You can find all notable changes in the changelog.