v2.0.4 2020-10-09 08:19 UTC


This is a php library that creates badges like Badge Poser and I'm a badge and dark, according to Shields specification.

This library is used by

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  • PHP 7.4 or higher
  • GD extension

to use the library with lower php version use the tag v1.4

Use as command

1. Create a project

$ composer create-project badges/poser
$ ln -s poser/bin/poser /usr/local/bin/poser

2. Launch the command

Create an image

$ poser license MIT blue -p "license.svg"

Flush an image

$ poser license MIT blue

Usage as library

1. Add to composer dependencies

$ composer require badges/poser

2. Use in your project as lib

use PUGX\Poser\Render\SvgPlasticRender;
use PUGX\Poser\Poser;

$render = new SvgPlasticRender();
$poser = new Poser($render);

echo $poser->generate('license', 'MIT', '428F7E', 'plastic');
// or
echo $poser->generateFromURI('license-MIT-428F7E.svg?style=plastic');
// or
echo $poser->generateFromURI('license-MIT-428F7E?style=plastic');
// or
$image = $poser->generate('license', 'MIT', '428F7E', 'plastic');

echo $image->getStyle();

The allowed styles are: plastic, flat and flat-square.


Dashes --- Dash

Underscores ___ Underscore

_ or Space → Space


For more info please see the behat features and the examples in the php-spec folder

Why a composer badge?

Not only because all the other languages already have it, but having the latest stable release in the readme could save time.


Active contribution and patches are very welcome.
Please refer to CONTRIBUTING