mPDF Manual – Getting Started

# HTML or PHP?

Most of the functions of mPDF can be achieved two ways: using PHP commands, or using custom HTML tags. Use whichever suits your purpose better, and you can always combine a mxture of the two.

If you are new to mPDF, I would recommend using HTML/CSS for everything - you can test most things out in a browser this way as you are writing it.

Example:

Example #1

Example #2

## Invalid HTML?

If you want to hide mPDF custom tags from a browser, enclose any mPDF code within:

mPDF will strip away the $<!–mpdf tag and any following spaces, and the$mpdf–> tag and any preceeding spaces, and process all enclosed code e.g.