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Class: Avatar Generator
Generate an image for a person with a given name
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Avatar Generator

Generate avatar for user by his name, file or url.

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Features

  • Saving to PNG format
  • Generate avatar by username
  • Generate avatar from file or url (http only)
  • Auto select background color by username
  • Contrast color for text
  • Font face and size customize
  • PNG Textures for background

Dependencies

  • PHP 7
  • PHP GD

Installation

Install with composer:

composer require zertex/avatar-generator

or add

"zertex/avatar-generator": "*"

to the require section of your composer.json file.

Configuration

$options = AvatarOptions::create()
			->setFont('path to ttf font')
			->setWidth(300)
			->setFontSize(200)
			->setTexturesFolder('path to textures folder')
			->setImagesFolder('path to generated images folder')
			->setImagesUrl('url to images folder')
			->setSalt('random salt');

  • setFont - Path to TTF font
  • setWidth - Width & height avatar image file. Default: 300
  • setFontSize - Font size. Default: 200
  • setTexturesFolder - Path to textures folder. Used only PNG textures
  • setImagesFolder - Path to image folder.
  • setImagesUrl - Url for generating complete link to image
  • setSalt - Random text for new image file name

Using

Generate avatar image by username

$image_src = Avatar::init('John Smith', $options, [result file name])
			   ->username()
			   ->texture('TEXTURE_NAME')
			   ->text()
			   ->get_file_name();

Generate avatar image from file

$image_src = Avatar::init('John Smith', $options, [result file name])
			   ->file('/path/to/file')
			   ->texture('TEXTURE_NAME')
			   ->text()
			   ->get_file_name();

Generate avatar image from url

$image_src = Avatar::init('John Smith', $options, [result file name])
			   ->file('http://your-site.com/image.jpg')
			   ->texture('TEXTURE_NAME')
			   ->text()
			   ->get_file_name();

You can exclude texture or text from chain for exclude them

Textures

You can use PNG texture with transparancy. Every texture must consist of 2 files (back & white). His names myst be:

TEXTURE_NAME . '-' . COLOR . '.png'
  • TEXTURE_NAME - Any words. In texture() method you can use array of TEXTURE_NAME for random
  • COLOR - Must be black or white

Screenshot

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Yii2 extension

Avater generator extension for Yii2 here: https://github.com/zertex/yii2-avatar-generator

Examples

https://zertex.ru/yii2-avatar-generator