In this tutorial, we will show you how to merge PDFs, images, and documents into a single file in PHP using PDF.co Web API. The image below shows the source files and the single PDF output.
Step 1 – Source Code
To begin, let’s copy the HTML and the PHP source code here. Save it in a folder inside the /www or /htdocs directory depending on whether you are using XAMPP or WampServer
Step 2 – Start Apache
Next, let’s start the Apache server so we can run the program on our local machine.
Step 3 – Run Program
Now, let’s run our program. Type in
localhost/folder_name/sample.html in your browser. Then, enter your PDF.co API Key and the files to merge. You can get your API Key in the dashboard here.
NOTE: You can get a copy of our sample files here.
Step 4 – Merged Files Output
PDF.co will return a temporary URL to access the merged files. Kindly open the URL to see the result.
Step 5 – PDF Merger Demo
Here’s the PDF Merger in action.
In this tutorial, you learned how to merge PDFs, images, and documents in PHP using PDF.co Web API. You also learned how easy it is to set up the code samples to get your program running right away.