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Convert Web Page To PDF From Link - PHP

PDF from URL (URL to PDF) sample in PHP demonstrating ‘Convert Web Page To PDF From Link’

sample.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>Web Page To PDF Cloud API Example</title>
</head>

<body>

    <form name="form1" method="post" action="web-page-to-pdf.php">
        <p>
            <label>Authentication key (API Key). Get your own by registering at <a href="https://apidocs.pdf.co">https://apidocs.pdf.co</a>.</label>
            <br/>
            <input type="text" name="apiKey" placeholder="API Key"/>
        </p>
        <p>
            <label>URL of web page to convert to PDF document.</label>
            <br/>
            <input type="text" name="sourceUrl" placeholder="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page"/>
        </p>
        <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Generate" />
    </form>

</body>
</html>
web-page-to-pdf.php
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>PDF Extractor Results</title>
</head>
<body>

<?php 

// Get submitted form data
$apiKey = $_POST["apiKey"]; // The authentication key (API Key). Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co
$sourceUrl = $_POST["sourceUrl"];

// Prepare URL for `Web Page to PDF` API call
$url = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/from/url";

// Prepare requests params
$parameters = array();
$parameters["name"] = "result.pdf";
$parameters["url"] = $sourceUrl;

// Create Json payload
$data = json_encode($parameters);

// Create request
$curl = curl_init();
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array("x-api-key: " . $apiKey, "Content-type: application/json"));
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_POST, true);
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $data);

// Execute request
$result = curl_exec($curl);

if (curl_errno($curl) == 0)
{
    $status_code = curl_getinfo($curl, CURLINFO_HTTP_CODE);
    
    if ($status_code == 200)
    {
        $json = json_decode($result, true);
        
        if ($json["error"] == false)
        {
            // Get URL of generated PDF file
            $resultFileUrl = $json["url"];
            
            // Display link to the file with conversion results
            echo "<div><h2>Conversion Result:</h2><a href='" . $resultFileUrl . "' target='_blank'>" . $resultFileUrl . "</a></div>";
        }
        else
        {
            // Display service reported error
            echo "<p>Error: " . $json["message"] . "</p>"; 
        }
    }
    else
    {
        // Display request error
        echo "<p>Status code: " . $status_code . "</p>"; 
        echo "<p>" . $result . "</p>"; 
    }
}
else
{
    // Display CURL error
    echo "Error: " . curl_error($curl);
}

// Cleanup
curl_close($curl);

?>

</body>
</html>

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