(PHP 4 >= 4.0.7, PHP 5)
imagecreatefromgd — Create a new image from GD file or URL
Create a new image from GD file or URL.
A URL can be used as a filename with this function if the fopen wrappers have been enabled. See fopen() for more details on how to specify the filename. See the List of Supported Protocols/Wrappers for links to information about what abilities the various wrappers have, notes on their usage, and information on any predefined variables they may provide.
Path to the GD file.
Returns an image resource identifier on success, FALSE on errors.
Example #1 imagecreatefromgd() example
// Load the gd image
$im = @imagecreatefromgd('./test.gd');
// Test if the image was loaded
die('Unable to load gd image!');
// Do image operations here
// Save the image
Windows versions of PHP prior to PHP 4.3.0 do not support access of remote files via this function, even if allow_url_fopen is enabled.