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imageUrl#

Get a random image URL from placeholder.com.

To provide a less verbose explanation of this function, we'll use a function definition here:

function imageUrl(
    int $width = 640,
    int $height = 480,
    ?string $category = null, /* used as text on the image */
    bool $randomize = true,
    ?string $word = null,
    bool $gray = false
): string;

Below, a few examples of possible parameter combinations:

echo $faker->imageUrl(640, 480, 'animals', true);

// 'https://via.placeholder.com/640x480.png/004466?text=animals+omnis'

echo $faker->imageUrl(360, 360, 'animals', true, 'cats');

// 'https://via.placeholder.com/360x360.png/00bbcc?text=animals+cats+vero'

echo $faker->imageUrl(360, 360, 'animals', true, 'dogs', true);

// https://via.placeholder.com/360x360.png/CCCCCC?text=animals+dogs+veniam

image#

Get a random image from placeholder.com and download it to a directory ($dir). The full path of the image is returned as a string.

All the parameters are the same as imageUrl. Except an extra first parameter, this defines where the image should be stored.

function image(
    ?string $dir = null,
    int $width = 640,
    int $height = 480,
    ?string $category = null,
    bool $fullPath = true,
    bool $randomize = true,
    ?string $word = null,
    bool $gray = false
)

Below, a few examples of possible parameter combinations:

echo $faker->image(null, 640, 480);

// '/tmp/309fd63646f6d781848850277c14aef2.png'

echo $faker->image(null, 360, 360, 'animals', true);

// '/tmp/4d2666e5968e10350428e3ed64de9175.png'

echo $faker->image(null, 360, 360, 'animals', true, true, 'cats', true);

// '/tmp/9444227f06f0b024a14688ef3b31fe7a.png'