How to merge two image using PHP

Merge two image using PHP – Merging image using php is quit easy thanks to PHP GD Library a very powerful image alteration library written for PHP there is one predefined PHP function which you can use to merging the images quickly.The function is imagecopymerge — Copy and merge part of an image

You can use following function and pass image1 and image2 and get the final merge image as output.

<?php
function mergeImg($img1, $img2) {
// Create image instances
$dest = imagecreatefromgif($img1);
$src = imagecreatefromgif($img2);
 
// Copy and merge
imagecopymerge($dest, $src, 10, 10, 0, 0, 100, 47, 75);
 
// Output and free from memory
header('Content-Type: image/gif');
imagegif($dest);
 
imagedestroy($dest);
imagedestroy($src);
}
?>

Call the function and pass the both images which need to merge.

mergeImg("1.gif", "2.gif");

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