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PHP | Imagick pingImage() Function

  • Last Updated : 20 Aug, 2019

The Imagick::pingImage() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to get the basic attributes of the image. This method is used to query image width, height, size, and format without reading the whole image into memory.


bool Imagick::pingImage( $filename )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $filename which holds the file name of the image.

Return Value: This function returns True on success.

Below program illustrates the Imagick::pingImage() function in PHP:

Program: This program tells the height and width of the image with the help of image link.

// Create new Imagick object
$image = new Imagick();
// Use Imagick::pingImage() function to the image
// Use getImageWidth() function to for image width attribute
$width = $image->getImageWidth();
// Use getImageHeight() function to for image width attribute
$height = $image->getImageHeight();
// Display the output
echo "Width of image: " . $width . "px<br>";
echo "Height of image: " . $height . "px";


Width of image: 600px
Height of image: 135px


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